The Louisiana Department of Health has issued its daily update for Thursday, November 19th.

There have been 202,743 confirmed cases of coronavirus in Louisiana. The total number of cases reported to the state is 211,966. Today added 2,073 more new cases since yesterday.

There are currently 929 COVID patients in the hospital. That's an increase of 43 since yesterday.

There are 88 COVID patients on ventilators. That's a decrease of 5 since yesterday.

LDH reports the confirmed deaths due to COVID-19 is 5,951. The current total death count is 6,199 (includes probable deaths). Today added 15 more new deaths than yesterday.

185,960 COVID-19 patients are presumed recovered, as of 11/16/2020. That's 9,853 presumed recovered patients since 11/9/20.

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

  • Individuals between 18-29 represent 22% of these cases
  • Since yesterday, 27,961 new tests have been reported to the state, bringing the total number of tests to 3,184,631. Of the tests reported today, 25,487 were PCR tests and 2,474 were antigen tests.

Lafayette Parish: 10,691 confirmed cases, 143 confirmed deaths

(Up 159 confirmed cases since yesterday; Up 1 confirmed death since yesterday)

Iberia Parish: 3,360 confirmed cases, 100 confirmed deaths

(Up 28 confirmed cases since yesterday; Up 0 confirmed deaths since yesterday)

St. Martin Parish: 2,492 confirmed cases, 65 confirmed deaths

(Up 12 confirmed cases since yesterday; Up 0 confirmed deaths since yesterday)

St. Mary Parish: 2,177 confirmed cases, 89 confirmed deaths

(Up 8 confirmed cases since yesterday; Up 0 confirmed deaths since yesterday)

St. Landry Parish: 4,364 confirmed cases, 143 confirmed deaths

(Up 69 confirmed cases since yesterday; Up 0 confirmed death since yesterday)

Acadia Parish: 3,616 confirmed cases, 109 confirmed deaths

(Up 34 confirmed cases since yesterday; Up 0 confirmed deaths since yesterday)

Evangeline Parish: 1,641 confirmed cases, 41 confirmed deaths

(Up 19 confirmed cases since yesterday; Up 1 confirmed death since yesterday)

Vermilion Parish: 2,367 confirmed cases, 70 confirmed deaths

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

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