The Louisiana Department of Health has issued its daily update for Tuesday, September 29th.

There have been 165,624 confirmed cases of coronavirus in Louisiana. That's 553 more reported cases since yesterday.

Numbers show that there are 578 reported COVID-19 patients currently hospitalized. That is 35 more hospitalizations than yesterday.

80 patients are on ventilators across the state. That is 3 more reported patients on a ventilator than yesterday.

LDH reports the total number of deaths due to COVID-19 is 5,308. That is 10 more reported deaths since yesterday.

149,640 COVID-19 patients are presumed to have recovered, as of September 21th. That's 4,070 more recovered cases than the week before.

Lafayette Parish: 8,969 total cases, 132 total deaths

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

Iberia Parish: 2,934 total cases, 89 total deaths

(Up 2 reported cases since yesterday, Up 0 reported deaths since yesterday)

St. Martin Parish:  2,103 total cases, 61 total deaths

(Up 8 reported cases since yesterday, Up 0 reported deaths since yesterday)

St. Mary Parish: 1,934 total cases, 77 total deaths

(Up 10 reported cases since yesterday, Up 0 reported deaths since yesterday)

St. Landry Parish: 3,312 total cases, 124 total deaths

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

Acadia Parish: 2,963 total cases, 99 total deaths

(Up 4 reported cases since yesterday, Up 2 reported deaths since yesterday)

Evangeline Parish: 1,330 total cases, 32 total deaths

(Up 3 reported cases since yesterday, Up 0 reported deaths since yesterday)

Vermilion Parish: 2,044 total cases, 61 total deaths

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

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