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