BATON ROUGE, La (BRPROUD) — The Louisiana Department of Health reports 52 new COVID-19 related deaths for the state since Jan. 18, bringing the overall total to 15,246.

Louisiana COVID-19 Breakdown:

  • 13,069 new COVID-19 cases bringing the overall total to 1,082,716
  • 52 new COVID-19 deaths bringing the overall total to 15,246
  • 2,304 COVID-19 patients are currently in the hospital
  • 144 COVID-19 patients are on ventilators

LDH reminds all Louisianans requesting at-home COVID-19 tests from the federal government is now available free of charge. To learn more about the at-home test and to place your order, click here. Orders will ship within 7-12 days.