BATON ROUGE, La. (BRProud) – There are now 36,925 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 2,545 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 867 people are currently hospitalized in Louisiana as a result of the coronavirus and 104 of those patients are on ventilators.
As of Saturday, May 16, 26,249 people are presumed to have recovered from COVID-19.