The Louisiana Department of Health has issued its daily update for Saturday, May 23rd.

There are now 37,040 confirmed cases of coronavirus in Louisiana. That number is up 115 since yesterday.

Numbers show that there are 836 reported COVID-19 patients currently hospitalized - 31 fewer than yesterday.

112 patients are on ventilators across the state. That is 8 more than yesterday.

The total number of deaths reported due to the coronavirus is now at 2,560 an increase of 15 since yesterday.

As of today, 26,249 COVID-19 patients are presumed to have recovered. That's 3,641 more recovered patients since last week.

The total number of coronavirus cases in the Acadiana region is 2,278 (up 44 cases since yesterday) with 180 deaths reported (0 new deaths reported).

Lafayette Parish: 659 cases, 23 deaths

(Up 12 cases with zero new deaths reported since yesterday.)

Iberia Parish: 388 cases, 36 deaths

(No new cases with one new death reported since yesterday.)

St. Martin Parish: 288 cases, 22 deaths

(No new cases and no new deaths since yesterday.)

St. Mary Parish: 294 cases, 29 deaths

(No new cases, no new deaths reported since yesterday.)

St. Landry Parish: 247 cases, 52 deaths

(No new cases with no new deaths reported since yesterday)

Acadia Parish: 290 cases, 17 deaths

(Up 1 new case, 2 new deaths since yesterday.)

Evangeline Parish: 129 cases, 1 death

(Up 42 new cases since yesterday, no new deaths since yesterday.)

Vermilion Parish: 50 cases, 3 deaths

(No new cases since yesterday, No new deaths since yesterday)

The numbers are updated and released every day at noon.

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