The Louisiana Department of Health has issued its daily update for Tuesday, December 2nd.

Today LDH is reporting 3,604 new cases, including a backlog of 1,551 cases with collection dates going back to April.

There have been 227,780 confirmed cases of coronavirus in Louisiana. The total number of cases reported to the state is 241,335. Today added 3,604 more new cases since yesterday.

There are currently 1,288 COVID patients in the hospital. That is 8 more reported patients since yesterday.

There are 134 COVID patients on ventilators. That is 6 more reported patients since yesterday.

LDH reports the confirmed deaths due to COVID-19 is 6,231. The current total death count is 6,501 (includes probable deaths). Today added 46 more new deaths than yesterday.

202,891 COVID-19 patients are presumed recovered, as of 11/30/2020. That's 10,403 presumed recovered patients since 11/23/20.

Below are some stats released from the Louisiana Department of Health:

  • Individuals between the ages of 18 and 29 account for 25% of these cases.
  • Since yesterday, 65,996 new tests have been reported to the state, bringing the total number of tests to 3,618,895. Of the tests reported today, 63,823 were PCR tests and 2,173 were antigen tests.

Lafayette Parish: 12,048 confirmed cases, 152 confirmed deaths

(Up 71 confirmed cases since yesterday; Up 1 confirmed death since yesterday)

Iberia Parish: 3,638 confirmed cases, 107 confirmed deaths

(Down 5 confirmed cases since yesterday; Up 3 confirmed deaths since yesterday)

St. Martin Parish: 2,719 confirmed cases, 68 confirmed deaths

(Up 13 confirmed cases since yesterday; Up 1 confirmed deaths since yesterday)

St. Mary Parish: 2,300 confirmed cases, 89 confirmed deaths

(Up 20 confirmed cases since yesterday; Up 0 confirmed deaths since yesterday)

St. Landry Parish: 4,994 confirmed cases, 157 confirmed deaths

(Up 30 confirmed cases since yesterday; Up 5 confirmed deaths since yesterday)

Acadia Parish: 4,031 confirmed cases, 115 confirmed deaths

(Up 50 confirmed cases since yesterday; Up 0 confirmed deaths since yesterday)

Evangeline Parish: 1,857 confirmed cases, 44 confirmed deaths

(Up 18 confirmed cases since yesterday; Up 0 confirmed deaths since yesterday)

Vermilion Parish: 2,618 confirmed cases, 75 confirmed deaths

(Up 1 confirmed cases since yesterday; Up 1 confirmed deaths since yesterday)

The numbers are updated and released every day except Saturdays at noon.

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