LDH reports 82 new deaths due to COVID-19 and over 3,500 new cases, over the weekend

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BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – There has been an increase of 82 deaths in the state since Friday, Jan. 22.

There are 3,604 new coronavirus cases in the state, according to the Louisiana Department of Health.

The Louisiana Department of Health also reported that there have been 8,565 deaths total in the state from the novel coronavirus.

There are now 337,215 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the state of Louisiana, according to the Louisiana Department of Health.

There are now 1,641 COVID-19 patients in hospitals.

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

Ascension – 136
East Baton Rouge – 659
Livingston – 149
Pointe Coupee – 63
Tangipahoa – 225
West Baton Rouge – 50
West Feliciana – 28

There have been a total of 5,095,304 total tests, according to the Louisiana Department of Health.

As of Jan. 18., 320,025 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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