BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – There are now 166,584 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 5,329 deaths total in the state from the novel coronavirus.
That is an increase of 8 deaths in the state since Wednesday, September 30.
The Louisiana Department of Health is providing updated COVID-19 death numbers for parishes in the state:
Ascension – 98
East Baton Rouge – 443
Livingston – 76
Pointe Coupee – 40
Tangipahoa – 120
West Baton Rouge – 41
West Feliciana – 25
The numbers, released daily at noon on the Louisiana Department of Health’s coronavirus dashboard, also indicated that 534 people are currently hospitalized in Louisiana as a result of the coronavirus and 75 of those patients are on ventilators.
There have been a total of 2,333,320 confirmatory tests, according to the Louisiana Department of Health.
As of Monday, September 28, 154,163 people are presumed to have recovered from COVID-19.
The Louisiana Department of Health is providing additional data about coronavirus deaths in the state: