Louisiana new COVID-19 cases, deaths increase overnight

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BATON ROUGE, La (BRPROUD)- New cases of COVID-19 and new deaths increased significantly overnight in Louisiana. The Louisiana Department of Health reports 5,922 new cases and 67 new deaths.

Louisiana COVID-19 Breakdown:

  • 5,922 new cases bringing the overall total to 649,915 for the state
  • 67 new deaths bringing the overall total to 11,918 for the state
  • 2,999 COVID patients are currently in the hospital
  • 470 COVID patients are currently on ventilators

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