LDH: “95% of the cases reported to the state today were community spread”

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BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – There has been an increase of 24 deaths in the state since Sunday, Nov. 22.

There are 971 new coronavirus cases in the state, according to the Louisiana Department of Health.

The Louisiana Department of Health also reported that there have been 6,284 deaths total in the state from the novel coronavirus.

There are now 211,094 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the state of Louisiana, according to the Louisiana Department of Health.

There are now 1,012 COVID-19 patients in hospitals.

The Louisiana Department of Health is providing updated COVID-19 death numbers for parishes in the state:

Ascension – 106
East Baton Rouge – 496
Livingston – 89
Pointe Coupee – 49
Tangipahoa – 139
West Baton Rouge – 43
West Feliciana – 25

There have been a total of 3,341,741 total tests, according to the Louisiana Department of Health.

As of November 16, 185,960 people are presumed to have recovered from COVID-19.

The Louisiana Department of Health is providing additional data about coronavirus deaths in the state:

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