LDH confirms 2,891 total deaths due to COVID-19, 46,283 confirmed cases


BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – There have now been 46,283 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the state of Louisiana, according to the Louisiana Department of Health.

The Louisiana Department of Health also reported that there have been 2,891 deaths total in the state from the novel coronavirus.

The numbers, released daily at noon on the Louisiana Department of Health’s coronavirus dashboard, also indicated that 542 people are currently hospitalized in Louisiana as a result of the coronavirus and 76 of those patients are on ventilators.

There have been a total of 504,383 state and commercial lab tests, according to the Louisiana Department of Health.

As of Saturday, June, 6, 33,904 people are presumed to have recovered from COVID-19.

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