LDH reports almost 4,700 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours


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BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – Over the last three days, the Louisiana Department of Health is reporting over 19,000 new COVID-19 cases.

LDH confirms that there are 4,699 new COVID-19 cases over the last 24 hours.

Hospitals in the state have added around 125 COVID-19 patients in the last day.

10,948 have now died from COVID-19 in Louisiana.

LDH is providing additional data about COVID-19 deaths in the state:

With the recent surge in COVID-19 cases, Ochsner Health leaders held a media briefing on Wednesday to discuss their COVID-19 response.

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