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La. reports 392 new virus cases Thursday; little change in hospitalizations, ventilator use

5 hours 12 minutes 25 seconds ago Thursday, October 29 2020 Oct 29, 2020 October 29, 2020 11:40 AM October 29, 2020 in Top Story
Source: WBRZ

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THURSDAY: The state is reporting 392 new cases, a total of 181,837. There were 18 additional deaths, bringing the statewide total to 5,694.

Hospitalizations dropped slightly to 612, and ventilator use was down to 79.

WEDNESDAY: The state is reporting 503 new cases, a total of 181,443. There were 10 additional deaths, bringing the total to 5,676. 

Hospitalizations increased to 613, and ventilator use fell to 80.

Another 3,352 people were said to have recovered in the past week.

TUESDAY: The state is reporting 885 new cases, bringing the total to 180,991 statewide. There were 18 additional deaths, a total of 5,666.  

Hospitalizations fell to 600, and ventilator use jumped to 91.

MONDAY: The state is reporting 222 new cases Monday, a total of 180,069. There were 17 additional deaths, bringing the total to 5,648.

Hospitalizations rose to 609, and ventilator use rose to 71.

Weekend: The state reported 974 cases over the weekend, bringing the statewide total to 179,842. There were 17 additional deaths, a total of 5,631.

Hospitalizations fell to 596 and ventilator use up 66.

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 Thursday(10/29):

Ascension: 4,186 cases / 100 deaths

Assumption: 797 cases / 24 deaths

East Baton Rouge: 16,172 cases / 459 deaths

East Feliciana: 1,802 cases / 78 deaths

Iberville: 1,483 cases / 61 deaths 

Livingston: 4,227 cases / 80 deaths

Pointe Coupee: 1,140 cases / 42 deaths 

St. Helena: 439 cases / 4 death

St. James: 845 cases / 40 deaths

Tangipahoa: 5,037 cases / 126 deaths

West Baton Rouge: 963 cases / 42 deaths

West Feliciana: 753 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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