Fewer patients in hospitals Tuesday as La. reports 1,165 new virus cases
TUESDAY: Louisiana is reporting 1,165 new cases Tuesday, a total of 133,125. There were 26 additional deaths reported for a total of 4,195.
Hospitalizations fell by 47, down to 1,335. The number of patients on ventilators also fell by one, a total of 214.
MONDAY: The state is reporting 574 new cases Monday for a total of 131,961 but says new laboratory data is "incomplete," potentially affecting case data. LDH staff is investigating the situation.
Another 24 deaths were reported for a total of 4,169 statewide. The number of patients in hospitals decreased slightly to 1,382. Ventilator use was up by five to 215.
Sunday data is made up of cases for the entire weekend. The last update before Sunday was on Friday.
WEEKEND NEW CASE INFORMATION
Total cases: 2,710 new cases; 131,399 total COVID-19 cases since March.
Additional deaths this weekend brought total virus-related deaths to 4,145.
Fewer people were in the hospital as of Sunday afternoon, the state reported 1,383 people hospitalized and 210 needed a ventilator, up by three since Friday.
FRIDAY: Louisiana is reported 1,601 new cases for a then-total of 128,746. There were 61 additional deaths Friday, bringing the statewide total to 4,089.
On Friday, there were 1,406 COVID patients hospitalized and 207 needed a ventilator.
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 the Tuesday(8/11):
Ascension: 2,930 cases / 77 deaths
Assumption: 591 cases / 20 deaths
East Baton Rouge: 12,377 cases / 354 deaths
East Feliciana: 603 cases / 38 deaths
Iberville: 1,250 cases / 48 deaths
Livingston: 2,975 cases / 52 deaths
Pointe Coupee: 810 cases / 32 deaths
St. Helena: 275 cases / 2 death
St. James: 722 cases / 32 deaths
Tangipahoa: 3,540 cases / 78 deaths
West Baton Rouge: 727 cases / 37 deaths
West Feliciana: 355 cases / 17 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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