LDH confirms 3,937 total deaths due to COVID-19, 124,461 confirmed cases



BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – There are now 124,461 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 3,937 deaths total in the state from the novel coronavirus.

That is an increase of 27 deaths in the state since Monday, August 3.

The numbers, released daily at noon on the Louisiana Department of Health’s coronavirus dashboard, also indicated that 1,487 people are currently hospitalized in Louisiana as a result of the coronavirus and of those, 240 patients are on ventilators.

There have been a total of 1,449,857 state and commercial lab tests, according to the Louisiana Department of Health.

As of Monday, July, 27, 74,246 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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