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)

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