LDH confirms 3,498 total deaths due to COVID-19, 96,583 confirmed cases


BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – There are now 96,583 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 3,498 deaths total in the state from the novel coronavirus.

That is an increase of 36 deaths in the state since Monday, July 20.

The numbers, released daily at noon on the Louisiana Department of Health’s coronavirus dashboard, also indicated that 1,527 people are currently hospitalized in Louisiana as a result of the coronavirus and 186 of those patients are on ventilators.

There have been a total of 1,122,962 state and commercial lab tests, according to the Louisiana Department of Health.

As of Tuesday, July, 14, 53,288 people are presumed to have recovered from COVID-19.

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

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