Today, the Louisiana Department of Health is reporting the total number of cases has risen to 173,121. That’s 331 more cases since Friday.
The state is reporting 9 new deaths, bringing the total to 5,495 deaths.
The total of presumed recovered as of 10/12/20 is 161,792. That’s 3,919 new presumed recovered since 9/28/20. The state is reporting 200 probable deaths and 3,088 probable cases as of 10/14/2020.
Lafourche Parish is reporting 3,793 cases, 26 more than yesterday. They are reporting 123 deaths, same as yesterday. Percent positivity for the week of Oct. 1-7 is 3.5%, down 18.6% from the week prior, which was 4.3%.
Terrebonne Parish is reporting 3,747 cases, 15 more than yesterday. TOHSEP and the state are reporting 119 deaths, the same as Friday. Percent positivity for the week of Oct. 1-7 is 2.5%, down 16.7% from the week prior, which was 3.0%.
Statewide, there are 582 COVID-19 patients in hospitals, 64 are on ventilators. That’s 5 more patients than yesterday and 6 less patients on vents.
The total of tests reported today is 2,516,635, which is 6,316 more tests than yesterday.