Today, the Louisiana Department of Health is reporting the total number of cases has risen to 166,584. That’s 608 more cases since yesterday.
The state is reporting 8 new deaths, bringing the total to 5,329 deaths.
The total of presumed recovered as of 9/28/20 is 154,163. That’s 4,523 new presumed recovered since 9/21/20. The state is reporting 190 probable deaths and 1,425 probable cases as of 9/30/2020.
Lafourche Parish is reporting 3,681 cases, 2 less than yesterday. They are reporting 122 deaths, same as yesterday. Percent positivity for the week of Sept. 17-23 is 5.6%, up 3.7% from the week prior, which was 5.4%.
Terrebonne Parish is reporting 3,659 cases, 9 more than yesterday. TOHSEP and the state are reporting 117 deaths, 1 more than yesterday. Percent positivity for the week of Sept. 17-23 is 2.6%, down 43.48% from the week prior, which was 4.6%.
Statewide, there are 534 COVID-19 patients in hospitals, 75 are on ventilators. That’s 19 fewer patients than yesterday and 4 fewer patients on vents.
The total of tests reported today is 2,333,320, which is 16,141 more tests than yesterday.