The Louisiana Department of Health has issued its daily update for Monday, October 5th.

There have been 168,512 confirmed cases of coronavirus in Louisiana. That's 230 more reported cases since yesterday.

Numbers show that there are 547 reported COVID-19 patients currently hospitalized.

71 patients are on ventilators across the state.

LDH reports the total number of deaths due to COVID-19 is 5,396. That is 9 more reported deaths since yesterday.

154,163 COVID-19 patients are presumed to have recovered, as of September 28th. That's 4,523 more recovered cases than the week before.

Lafayette Parish: 9,073 total cases, 135 total deaths

Iberia Parish: 2,989 total cases, 90 total deaths

St. Martin Parish: 2,116 total cases, 61 total deaths

St. Mary Parish: 1,958 total cases, 78 total deaths

St. Landry Parish: 3,390 total cases, 128 total deaths

Acadia Parish: 2,993 total cases, 99 total deaths

Evangeline Parish: 1,344 total cases, 34 total deaths

Vermilion Parish: 2,057 total cases, 65 total deaths

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



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