LDH: COVID-19 hospitalizations increases in Louisiana, over 17K new cases reported

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BATON ROUGE, La (BRPROUD)– The Louisiana Department of Health reports 17, 592 new COVID-19 cases for the state, breaking the single-day pandemic record of 14,802 cases from Jan. 7.

Louisiana COVID-19 Breakdown:

  • 17,592 new COVID-19 cases bringing the overall total to 949,941
  • 14 new COVID deaths bringing the overall total to 15,116
  • 1,999 COVID-19 patients are currently in the hospital
  • 111 COVID-19 patients are on ventilators

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