LDH confirms 2,993 total deaths due to COVID-19, 49,385 confirmed cases


BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – There are now 49,385 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 2,992 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 561 people are currently hospitalized in Louisiana as a result of the coronavirus and 75 of those patients are on ventilators.

There have been a total of 604,816 state and commercial lab tests, according to the Louisiana Department of Health.

As of Sunday, June, 14, 37,017 people are presumed to have recovered from COVID-19.

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