LDH confirms over 5,700 deaths due to COVID-19

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BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – There has been an increase of 11 deaths in the state over the last 24 hours.

There are 434 new coronavirus cases in the state, according to the Louisiana Department of Health.

The Louisiana Department of Health also reported that there have been 5,705 deaths total in the state from the novel coronavirus.

There are now 182,270 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the state of Louisiana, according to the Louisiana Department of Health.

LDH says, “people aged 29 and under represent 31% of these cases. 20% are individuals between 18-29.”

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

Ascension – 100
East Baton Rouge – 459
Livingston – 80
Pointe Coupee – 42
Tangipahoa – 126
West Baton Rouge – 42
West Feliciana – 25

There have been a total of 2,759,292 confirmatory tests, according to the Louisiana Department of Health.

As of Monday, October 26, 168,634 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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