LDH: State approaching 300,000 confirmed COVID-19 cases

News

BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – There has been an increase of 46 deaths in the state since Tuesday, Jan, 5

There are 6,882 new coronavirus cases in the state, according to the Louisiana Department of Health.

The Louisiana Department of Health also reported that there have been 7,681 deaths total in the state from the novel coronavirus.

There are now 299,967 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the state of Louisiana, according to the Louisiana Department of Health.

There are now 1,993 COVID-19 patients in hospitals.

The Louisiana Department of Health is providing updated COVID-19 death numbers for parishes in the state:

Ascension – 121
East Baton Rouge – 597
Livingston – 131
Pointe Coupee – 57
Tangipahoa – 188
West Baton Rouge – 49
West Feliciana – 26

There have been a total of 4,537,096 total tests, according to the Louisiana Department of Health.

As of January 4, 280,373 people are presumed to have recovered from COVID-19.

The Louisiana Department of Health is providing additional data about coronavirus deaths in the state:

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Latest BRProud Articles

More Local News

Stay up to date with the latest news by downloading the BRProud App from the App Store or Google Play.

Trending Stories