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La. reports 481 new COVID cases Wednesday

1 hour 1 minute 20 seconds ago Wednesday, May 12 2021 May 12, 2021 May 12, 2021 12:35 PM May 12, 2021 in Coronavirus
Source: WBRZ

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WEDNESDAY: The state reported another 481 cases, bringing the total to 463,997. There were 12 additional deaths, bringing the statewide toll to 10,463.

Hospitalizations rose to 328, and 28 patients were on ventilators.

The positivity rate on Wednesday's tests was about 2.58 percent.

TUESDAY: The state reported another 634 cases, bringing the total to 463,517. There were 13 additional deaths, bringing the statewide toll to 10,451. 

Hospitalizations fell to 320, and 31 patients were on ventilators.

The positivity rate on Tuesday's tests was about 3.83 percent. 

MONDAY: The state reported another 1,100 cases, bringing the total to 462,868. There were five additional deaths, bringing the statewide toll to 10,438.

Hospitalizations fell to 324, and 34 patients were on ventilators.

The positivity rate for the weekend's tests was about 3.45 percent.

FRIDAY: The state reported another 554, bringing the total to 461,773. There were eight additional deaths, bringing the statewide toll to 10,433.

Hospitalizations fell to 331, and 36 patients were on ventilators.

The positivity rate for Friday's tests was about 2.95 percent.

THURSDAY: The state reported another 417, bringing the total to 461,210. There were seven additional deaths, bringing the statewide toll to 10,425.

Hospitalizations rose to 340, and 37 patients were on ventilators. 

The positivity rate for Thursday's tests was about 2.76 percent.

WEDNESDAY:  The state reported another 459, bringing the total to 460,803. There were 13 additional death, bringing the statewide toll to 10,418. 

Hospitalizations rose to 338, and 33 patients were on ventilators. 

The positivity rate for Wednesday's tests was about 2.60 percent. 

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.

As of December 22, the state will begin to report vaccine information twice a week.

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

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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