LDH reports 2,654 new cases, slight rise in hospitalizations

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Today, the Louisiana Department of Health is reporting the total number of cases has risen to 388,562. That’s 2,654 more cases since yesterday. 341,211 are confirmed; 47,351 are probable.


The state is reporting 31 new deaths, bringing the total to 8,621 deaths. 8,090 are confirmed; 531 are probable.


The total of presumed recovered as of 1/18/21 is 320,025, which is 21,411 more than last week.


Lafourche Parish is reporting, 7,966 cases. There are 6,331 confirmed and 1,635 probable. That’s 118 new cases since yesterday. They are reporting 174 deaths; 166 are confirmed and 8 are probable. Percent positivity for the week of Jan. 7-Jan. 13 is 9.80%, down 17.65% from the week prior, which was 11.90%. Incidence is 390.36.


Terrebonne Parish is reporting 8,331 cases. There are 6,843 confirmed and 1,488 probable. That’s 144 more cases since yesterday. They are reporting 168 deaths; 157 are confirmed and 11 are probable. Percent positivity for the week of Jan.7-Jan. 13 is 11.70%, down 18.18% from the week prior, which was 14.30%. Incidence is 401.73.


Statewide, there are 1,646 COVID-19 patients in hospitals, 217 are on ventilators. That’s 8 more patients since yesterday, and 2 less on ventilators.


The total of tests reported today is 5,158,773, which is 35,192 more tests than yesterday. There are 4,826,561 molecular tests and 332,212 antigen tests.


There have been a total of 94,520 tests in Lafourche (84,320 molecular and 10,200 antigen) and 92,594 tests in Terrebonne (85,174 molecular and 7,420 antigen). That’s 1,072 more tests in Lafourche and 694 more in Terrebonne since yesterday.