COVID-19 hospitalizations decrease across Louisiana

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BATON ROUGE, La (BRPROUD) – The Louisiana Department of Health reports a decrease in COVID-19 hospitalizations since yesterday.

Louisiana COVID-19 Breakdown:

  • 2,371 new COVID-19 cases bringing the overall total to 721,795
  • 77 new deaths bringing the overall total to 13,318
  • 1,521 COVID-19 patients are currently in the hospital
  • 276 COVID-19 patients are on ventilators

COVID-19 cases in the state seem to be distributed fairly evenly across age groups.

According to the Louisiana Department of Health, “Today’s report includes cases among all age groups. 20% are among ages 5-17, 18% are among ages 18-29 and 16% are among ages 30-39.”

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