LDH confirms 582 total deaths due to COVID-19, 16,284 confirmed cases

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There are now 16,284 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the state of Louisiana, according to the Louisiana Department of Health.

The Louisiana Department of Health also reported that there have been 582 deaths total in the state from the novel coronavirus, an increase of 70 since the department released its previous numbers yesterday. .

The numbers, released daily at noon on the Louisiana Department of Health’s coronavirus dashboard, also indicated that 1,996 people are currently hospitalized in Louisiana as a result of the coronavirus and 519 of those patients are on ventilators.

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