The Louisiana Department of Health has issued its daily update for Wednesday, September 16th.

There have been 158,826 confirmed cases of coronavirus in Louisiana. That's 508 more reported cases since yesterday.

Numbers show that there are 678 reported COVID-19 patients currently hospitalized. That is 11 more reported hospitalizations since yesterday.

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

LDH reports the total number of deaths due to COVID-19 is 5,126. That is 18 more reported deaths since yesterday.

145,570 COVID-19 patients are presumed to have recovered, as of September 14th. That's 5,130 more recovered cases than the week before.

Lafayette Parish: 8,731 total cases, 122 total deaths

(Up 22 reported cases since yesterday, Up 0 reported deaths since yesterday)

Iberia Parish: 2,854 total cases, 89 total deaths

(Up 5 reported cases since yesterday, Up 0 reported deaths since yesterday)

St. Martin Parish:  2,053 total cases, 60 total deaths

(Up 2 reported cases since yesterday, Up 1 reported death since yesterday)

St. Mary Parish: 1,857 total cases, 75 total deaths

(Up 14 reported cases since yesterday, Up 0 reported deaths since yesterday)

St. Landry Parish: 3,235 total cases, 120 total deaths

(Up 5 reported cases since yesterday, Up 0 reported deaths since yesterday)

Acadia Parish: 2,901 total cases, 94 total deaths

(Up 4 reported cases since yesterday, Up 0 reported deaths since yesterday)

Evangeline Parish: 1,270 total cases, 30 total deaths

(Up 0 reported cases since yesterday, Up 0 reported deaths since yesterday)

Vermilion Parish: 1,976 total cases, 56 total deaths

(Down 4 reported cases since yesterday, Up 1 reported death since yesterday)

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