COVID-19 deaths in Louisiana surpass 13,000

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BATON ROUGE, La (BRPROUD)- Over 13,000 Louisianans have died from COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic, LDH reports.

Due to Hurricane Ida, LDH says that COVID-19 testing has declined.

Louisiana COVID-19 breakdown:

  • 2,173 COVID-19 cases bringing the overall total to 712,057
  • 64 new COVID-19 deaths bringing the total to 13,056
  • 1,755 COVID-19 patients are currently in the hospital
  • 337 COVID-19 patients are currently on ventilators

LDH reminds all Louisianans to wear your mask to protect yourself and your loved ones.

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