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More patients on ventilators Tuesday as La. reports 885 new virus cases

2 hours 42 minutes 28 seconds ago Tuesday, October 27 2020 Oct 27, 2020 October 27, 2020 3:00 PM October 27, 2020 in News
Source: WBRZ

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TUESDAY: The state is reporting 885 new cases, bringing the total to 180,991 statewide. There were 18 additional deaths, a total of 5,666.  

Hospitalizations fell to 600, and ventilator use jumped to 91.

MONDAY: The state is reporting 222 new cases Monday, a total of 180,069. There were 17 additional deaths, bringing the total to 5,648.

Hospitalizations rose to 609, and ventilator use rose to 71.

Weekend: The state reported 974 cases over the weekend, bringing the statewide total to 179,842. There were 17 additional deaths, a total of 5,631.

Hospitalizations fell to 596 and ventilator use up 66.

The below map is provided by the state and is updated at noon Sunday-Friday; Cases released by hospitals or local governments during the day are not reported in the map until the next reporting deadline.

The tabs at the bottom of the map can be used to navigate limited information about the patients, including age groups.

Cumulative case counts by parish, as of Monday (10/26):

Ascension: 4,075 cases / 99 deaths

Assumption: 796 cases / 24 deaths

East Baton Rouge: 16,039 cases / 458 deaths

East Feliciana: 1,801 cases / 78 deaths

Iberville: 1,472 cases / 61 deaths 

Livingston: 4,188 cases / 79 deaths

Pointe Coupee: 1,136 cases / 41 deaths 

St. Helena: 434 cases / 4 death

St. James: 839 cases / 40 deaths

Tangipahoa: 4,983 cases / 126 deaths

West Baton Rouge: 964 cases / 42 deaths

West Feliciana: 740 cases / 25 deaths

The state has launched a hotline to answer the public's questions about the virus. Anyone looking to use the service can dial 2-1-1 to be connected to the network. Written answers can be answered online at www.la211help.org.

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