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2,710 new COVID-19 cases this weekend, state says Sunday

16 hours 59 minutes 45 seconds ago Sunday, August 09 2020 Aug 9, 2020 August 09, 2020 11:00 AM August 09, 2020 in Coronavirus
Source: WBRZ


Sunday data is made up of cases for the entire weekend.  The last update before Sunday was on Friday. 


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 Sunday (8/9):

Ascension: 2,871 cases / 74 deaths

Assumption: 584 cases / 20 deaths

East Baton Rouge: 12,187 cases / 347 deaths

East Feliciana: 587 cases / 36 deaths

Iberville: 1,237 cases / 48 deaths 

Livingston: 2,924 cases / 51 deaths

Pointe Coupee: 791 cases / 32 deaths 

St. Helena: 264 cases / 2 death

St. James: 716 cases / 32 deaths

Tangipahoa: 3,477 cases / 75 deaths

West Baton Rouge: 720 cases / 37 deaths

West Feliciana: 347 cases / 16 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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