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.
Sadly we also report 14 more COVID deaths today, bringing our death toll to 10,948.— Louisiana Department of Health (@LADeptHealth) July 28, 2021
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.