LDH confirms 2,930 total deaths due to COVID-19, 47,706 confirmed cases

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BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – There are now 47,706 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 2,930 deaths total in the state from the novel coronavirus.

That is an increase of 24 deaths in the state since Sunday, June 14.

The numbers, released daily at noon on the Louisiana Department of Health’s coronavirus dashboard, also indicated that 588 people are currently hospitalized in Louisiana as a result of the coronavirus and 77 of those patients are on ventilators.

“We’re closely monitoring data around the state. In the coming days, the Governor and Dr. Billioux, the assistant secretary of LDH’s Office of Public Health, will address where the state stands going forward. Louisiana is seeing increases in some regions around the state and that’s why it is still vital that people wear masks or other face coverings when out in the public to limit the spread of COVID-19.”

Louisiana Department of Health

There have been a total of 532,717 state and commercial lab tests, according to the Louisiana Department of Health.

As of Sunday, June, 14, 37,017 people are presumed to have recovered from COVID-19.

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

Image courtesy of Louisiana Department of Health

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