BATON ROUGE, La. (KTVE/KARD) – The Louisiana Department of Health is reporting 4,461 new cases and 2 new deaths on Monday, June 20, 2022.

That brings the number of COVID-19 cases to 1,287,429 and the total number of deaths to 17,375.

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 21 and the number of patients on ventilators increased by 1 as of Monday; coming to a total of 350 hospitalized patients with 11 on ventilators.