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2,000 new coronavirus cases Tuesday

2 hours 32 minutes 49 seconds ago Tuesday, July 07 2020 Jul 7, 2020 July 07, 2020 12:00 PM July 07, 2020 in Coronavirus
Source: WBRZ


TUESDAY: After accounting for duplicate cases from the previous day's data, the state reported 2,040 new coronavirus cases Tuesday.  There were a total of 68,263 COVID-19 cases in Louisiana reported since March.  Hospitalizations jumped by 61 Tuesday and 23 more people died.  There was no change to the number of patients in the hospital needing a ventilator.  Twenty-four percent of new cases were people between ages 18 and 29.

MONDAY: There were 66,327 total cases reported with 1,161 new cases. 

The below map is provided by the state and is updated at noon daily; 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 Tuesday (7/7):

Ascension: 1,412 cases / 59 deaths

Assumption: 390 cases / 15 deaths

East Baton Rouge: 6,231 cases / 275 deaths

East Feliciana: 329 cases / 33 deaths

Iberville: 759 cases / 43 deaths 

Livingston: 1,267 cases / 39 deaths

Pointe Coupee: 308 cases / 28 deaths 

St. James: 413 cases / 29 deaths

Tangipahoa: 1,624 cases / 43 deaths

West Baton Rouge: 326 cases / 30 deaths

West Feliciana: 252 cases / 14 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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