LDH confirms 3,247 total deaths due to COVID-19, 71,994 confirmed cases

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BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – There are now 71,994 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 3,247 deaths total in the state from the novel coronavirus.

That is an increase of 16 deaths in the state since Sunday, July 5.

The numbers, released daily at noon on the Louisiana Department of Health’s coronavirus dashboard, also indicated that 1,042 people are currently hospitalized in Louisiana as a result of the coronavirus and 110 of those patients are on ventilators.

There have been a total of 880,140 state and commercial lab tests, according to the Louisiana Department of Health.

As of Tuesday, July, 7, 46,334 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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