Coronavirus in Louisiana: State reports 241 new cases, 22 new deaths


BATON ROUGE, La. (KTVE/KARD) – The Louisiana Department of Health reported 241 new cases and 22 new deaths on Friday, October 29, 2021, bringing the total number of cases to 758,471 and the total number of deaths to 14,547.

As stated on the LDH website, the new case increase may not match the difference between today’s total cases and the previous update because of the daily removal of newly identified duplicates and out-of-state cases.

Hospitalizations increased by 2 and the number of patients on ventilators decreased by 1 as of Friday; coming to a total of 307 hospitalized patients with 53 on ventilators.

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