LDH confirms 1,540 total deaths due to COVID-19, 25,739 confirmed cases

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BATON ROUGE, La. (BRProud) – There are now 25,739 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 1,540 deaths total in the state from the novel coronavirus, an increase of 67 since the numbers were reported yesterday.

The numbers, released daily at noon on the Louisiana Department of Health’s coronavirus dashboard, also indicated that 1,727 people are currently hospitalized in Louisiana as a result of the coronavirus and 274 of those patients are on ventilators.

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