Louisiana COVID hospitalizations reach highest number since beginning of pandemic

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BATON ROUGE, La (BRPROUD)- Louisiana Department of Health reports 7,548 new COVID cases for the state with 57 new deaths.

LDH reports that COVID hospitalizations have reached the highest at any point since the beginning of the pandemic.

Louisiana COVID-19 Breakdown:

  • 7,548 new cases bringing the overall total to 614,776 cases for the state.
  • 57 new deaths bringing the overall total to 11,519 deaths for the state.
  • 2,907 COVID patients are currently in the hospital
  • 399 COVID patients are currently on ventilators

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