LDH: Over 100 COVID-19 patients are on ventilators

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BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – LDH says, “due to a processing error in the electronic lab reporting system, LDH will report a backlog of 2,538 COVID cases on 69,125 tests reported to the state.”

There has been an increase of 34 deaths in the state over the last 24 hours.

There are 4,814 new coronavirus cases in the state, according to the Louisiana Department of Health.

The Louisiana Department of Health also reported that there have been 6,233 deaths total in the state from the novel coronavirus.

There are now 972 COVID-19 patients in hospitals and 101 COVID-19 patients on ventilators.

There are now 207,039 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the state of Louisiana, according to the Louisiana Department of Health.

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

Ascension – 106
East Baton Rouge – 492
Livingston – 87
Pointe Coupee – 49
Tangipahoa – 139
West Baton Rouge – 43
West Feliciana – 25

There have been a total of 3,286,083 total tests, according to the Louisiana Department of Health.

As of Monday, 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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