The Louisiana Department of Health updated its COVID numbers today, which continue the state's progress in fighting the coronavirus pandemic.
See the full numbers below. Please note, we did not post a COVID update yesterday, so some of these numbers include two days of data.
New cases: 469
Confirmed total COVID cases: 401,460
New processed tests: 16,046
% positive today: 2.9%
New deaths: 7
Confirmed death total: 9,643
New confirmed Lafourche COVID cases: 0
Total Lafourche COVID cases: 9,928
Total confirmed Lafourche COVID cases: 7,501
Lafourche's 7-day positivity: 4.9% (updated yesterday; updated from 2.7% last Wednesday)
Louisiana COVID hospitalizations: 281 (down 14 from Tuesday)
Louisiana COVID patients on ventilators: 34 (down 5 from Tuesday)
Region 3 COVID hospitalizations: 24 (down 6 from Tuesday)
Region 3 COVID patients on ventilators: 0 (same as Tuesday).