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LDH: Technology issues limit data on Monday cases and tests

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Posted at 2:43 PM, Oct 12, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-12 15:43:30-04

As of October 12, the number of coronavirus cases reported in Louisiana increased by 63 and the number of deaths had increased by 14, according to the Louisiana Department of Health.

Due to technology issues on Monday, LDH says they have received a limited set of lab results which is affecting the number of cases and tests reported. Monday’s update reflects those limited results. LDH says that any remaining tests and cases that would have been received and reported today will be added to tomorrow’s update.

The total number of cases in the state is now at 172,119 and the number of deaths is 5,476 as of Monday.

LDH reports that 157,873 patients are "presumed recovered." (These numbers are normally updated on Mondays; last update 10/05/20).

Since Sunday, 3,397 new tests have been reported to the state, bringing the total number of tests to 2,489,737.

According to LDH, 577 people are currently hospitalized (up 14 since Sunday), and 70 of those are on ventilators (down 1 from Sunday).

Parishes in Acadiana

Acadia - 3,026 cases (up 2) | 99 deaths (no change)

Calcasieu - 8,044 cases (no change) | 220 deaths (no change)

Evangeline - 1,362 cases (down 8) | 36 deaths (no change)

Iberia - 3,026 cases (up 4) | 92 deaths (no change)

Jefferson Davis - 1,294 cases (down 2) | 42 deaths (no change)

Lafayette - 9,182 cases (up 2) | 135 deaths (no change)

St. Landry - 3,495 cases (up 15) | 130 deaths (no change)

St. Martin - 2,131 cases (down 14) | 61 deaths (no change)

St. Mary - 1,972 cases (up 6) | 81 deaths (no change)

Vermilion - 2,073 (no change) | 68 deaths (no change)

See the full breakdown from the Louisiana Department of Health, here.
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FROM Sunday

As of October 11, the number of coronavirus cases reported in Louisiana increased by 1,168 and the number of deaths had increased by 20, according to the Louisiana Department of Health.

The total number of cases in the state is now at 172,059 and the number of deaths is 5,462 as of Sunday.

LDH reports that 157,873 patients are "presumed recovered." (These numbers are normally updated on Mondays; last update 10/05/20).

Since Friday, 38,781 new tests have been reported to the state, bringing the total number of tests to 2,486,340.

According to LDH, 563 people are currently hospitalized, and 71 of those are on ventilators.

Parishes in Acadiana

Acadia - 3,024 cases | 99 deaths

Calcasieu - 8,044 cases | 220 deaths

Evangeline - 1,370 cases | 36 deaths

Iberia - 3,022 cases | 92 deaths

Jefferson Davis - 1,296 cases | 42 deaths

Lafayette - 9,180 cases | 135 deaths

St. Landry - 3,480 cases | 130 deaths

St. Martin - 2,145 cases | 61 deaths

St. Mary - 1,966 cases | 81 deaths

Vermilion - 2,073 | 68 deaths

See the full breakdown from the Louisiana Department of Health, here.

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On Saturday, July 18, the Louisiana Department of Health announced it will no longer be updating information on the COVID-19 dashboard on Saturdays. Information will be updated at noon daily except on Saturdays.

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