La. reports 236 new virus cases Monday, hospitalizations up slightly
MONDAY: The state is reporting 236 new cases for a total of 165,091. There were 15 additional deaths for a total of 5,298 statewide.
Hospitalizations rose to 563, and ventilator use fell to 83.
WEEKEND: The state is reporting 920 new cases, a total of 164,851. There were 21 additional deaths for a total of 5,283 statewide.
Hospitalizations fell slightly to 557, and ventilator use fell to 85.
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(9/28):
Ascension: 3,757 cases / 98 deaths
Assumption: 760 cases / 24 deaths
East Baton Rouge: 15,141 cases / 440 deaths
East Feliciana: 1,745 cases / 69 deaths
Iberville: 1,410 cases / 58 deaths
Livingston: 3,771 cases / 76 deaths
Pointe Coupee: 1,062 cases / 40 deaths
St. Helena: 414 cases / 4 death
St. James: 810 cases / 40 deaths
Tangipahoa: 4,475 cases / 119 deaths
West Baton Rouge: 906 cases / 41 deaths
West Feliciana: 758 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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