LDH confirms 2,801 total deaths due to COVID-19, 41,989 confirmed cases


BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – There are now confirmed 41,989 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 2,801 deaths total in the state from the novel coronavirus.

That is an increase of 29 deaths in the state since Wednesday, June 3.

The numbers, released daily at noon on the Louisiana Department of Health’s coronavirus dashboard, also indicated that 604 people are currently hospitalized in Louisiana as a result of the coronavirus and 75 of those patients are on ventilators.

There have been a total of 420,786 state and commercial lab tests, according to the Louisiana Department of Health.

As of Sunday, May 31, 31,728 people are presumed to have recovered from COVID-19.

The Louisiana Department of Health has provided additional data about coronavirus deaths in the state:

Picture courtesy of Louisiana Department of Health

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