LDH confirms 2,242 total deaths due to COVID-19, 31,815 confirmed cases


BATON ROUGE, La. (BRProud) – There are now confirmed 31,815 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 2,242 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 1,310 people are currently hospitalized in Louisiana as a result of the coronavirus and 157 of those patients are on ventilators.

As of Sunday, May 10, 22,608 people are presumed to have recovered from COVID-19.

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