LDH confirms 3,077 total deaths due to COVID-19, 54,769 confirmed cases


BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – There are now 54,769 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 3,077 deaths total in the state from the novel coronavirus.

That is an increase of 26 deaths in the state since Tuesday, June 23.

The numbers, released daily at noon on the Louisiana Department of Health’s coronavirus dashboard, also indicated that 700 people are currently hospitalized in Louisiana as a result of the coronavirus and 73 of those patients are on ventilators.

There have been a total of 678,006 state and commercial lab tests, according to the Louisiana Department of Health.

As of Sunday, June, 21, 39,792 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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