COVID-19 patients on ventilators decrease over the weekend

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BATON ROUGE, La (BRPROUD)- The Louisiana Department of Health reports that 297 COVID-19 patients are currently on ventilators, a significant decrease from last week.

Here is the Louisiana COVID-19 Breakdown:

  • 4,650 new COVID-19 cases bringing the overall total to 717,224
  • 64 new COVID-19 deaths bringing the overall total to 13,120
  • 1,631 COVID-19 patients are currently in the hospital
  • 297 COVID-19 patients are on ventilators

According to the Louisiana Department of Health, “The vast majority (98.2%) of these newly reported cases are tied to community spread.”

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