2,000 new coronavirus cases Tuesday
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.
Louisana reporting 2k+ new cases even though dashboard references about 1,900. Here’s why:— Johnston von Springer (@johnstonvon) July 7, 2020
“Because of the daily removal of newly identified duplicates and out of state cases, the new case increase may not match the difference between today’s and yesterday’s total case count.” https://t.co/50BUUVBNG7
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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