Baton Rouge General updates COVID-19 outlook during mask mandate


Baton Rouge General

BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – Louisiana is now over 3,300 deaths from COVID-19.

The state is almost to 80,000 confirmed cases and Gov. Edwards has issued a mask mandate.

With that in mind, Baton Rouge General is providing a look at what the coronavirus numbers are looking like in the hospital.

The statistics for both Mid City and Bluebonnet can be found below:

  • The hospital peaked on April 29 with 169 COVID patients in-house. Those types of numbers lasted until mid-May.
  • In early May, the average length of stay was over 6 days. Right now, it’s less than 3 days.
  • We got down to only 29 COVID patients June 10, then started ticking back up.
  • Today, we have 47 COVID patients in-house, which may not sound like a lot.
  • We got down to only 2 ICU patients in early May, then started trending back up.
  • This past weekend, BRG got back up to 19 ICU patients.

BRG COVID-19 Demographics can be found below:

Picture courtesy of Baton Rouge General

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