Coronavirus hospitalizations in Louisiana continue to rise.
The Louisiana Department of Health issued new COVID numbers today that show a large rise in state virus hospitalizations since Friday's last update.
The state now has 700+ COVID hospitalizations – the highest number we've seen since February.
See the full data below.
New cases: 3,985 (3 days of data)
Confirmed total COVID cases: 419,797
New processed tests: 35,775
% positive today: 11.1%
New deaths: 13 (3 days of data)
Confirmed death total: 9,792
Total Lafourche COVID cases: 10,857 (152 more than Friday)
Total confirmed Lafourche COVID cases: 8,065 (62 more than Friday)
Lafourche's 7-day positivity: 8.5% (updated yesterday)
Louisiana COVID hospitalizations: 711 (148 more than Friday)
Louisiana COVID patients on ventilators: 54 (7 more than Friday)
Region 3 COVID hospitalizations: 50 (5 more than Friday)
Region 3 COVID patients on ventilators: 3 (same as Friday)