The Louisiana Department of Health has issued its daily update for Tuesday, May 19th.

There are now 35,038 confirmed cases of coronavirus in Louisiana. That number is up 329 since yesterday.

Numbers show that there are 1,004 reported COVID-19 patients currently hospitalized - 27 fewer than yesterday.

112 patients are on ventilators across the state. That is 6 fewer than yesterday.

The total number of deaths reported due to the coronavirus is now at 2,458 an increase of 18 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 2,126 (up 21 cases since yesterday) with 176 deaths reported (2 new deaths reported).

Lafayette Parish: 605 cases, 23 deaths

(Up 7 cases with zero new deaths reported since yesterday.)

Iberia Parish: 358 cases, 35 deaths

(Three new cases with 2 more deaths reported since yesterday.)

St. Martin Parish: 275 cases, 22 deaths

(1 new case and no new deaths since yesterday.)

St. Mary Parish: 277 cases, 29 deaths

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

St. Landry Parish: 237 cases, 51 deaths

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

Acadia Parish: 262 cases, 12 deaths

(Up 5 cases, no new deaths since yesterday.)

Evangeline Parish: 67 cases, 1 death

(Up 1 case since yesterday, no new deaths since yesterday.)

Vermilion Parish: 45 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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