COVID-19 death toll in Louisiana nears 13,000, LDH reports 77 new deaths

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BATON ROUGE, La (BRPROUD) – The Louisiana Department of Health reports 4,903 new COVID-19 cases in Louisiana within 24 hours.

Here is the breakdown of COVID-19 in Louisiana:

  • 4,903 new COVID-19 cases bringing the total for the state to 710,401
  • 77 new COVID-19 deaths bringing the total for the state to 12,992
  • 1,825 COVID-19 patients are currently in the hosptial
  • 364 COVID-19 patients are currently on ventilators

That means 213 people have died from COVID-19 in the last 48 hours.

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