The Louisiana Department of Health reported a further 1,513 confirmed corona virus cases and 16 deaths in the Sunday noon update.
Hospital admissions increased by 122 to 1,196.
Sunday numbers reflect data worth two days; The Department of Health will not release case numbers on Saturdays.
An additional 128 cases were reported on Sunday.
These are the key figures across the state as of Sunday:
– Total confirmed cases: 220,309
– Confirmed total deaths: 6,152
– Currently hospitalized: 1,196
– Currently on ventilators: 125
– Assumed to have been recovered: 192,488 as of November 22 (weekly updated)
Note: Based on the difference between today’s total and yesterday’s confirmed corona virus cases, the lawyer and the Times-Picayoon staff calculate the daily increase in the number of cases. The Louisiana Department of Health publishes a daily number of cases on Twitter based on the elimination of fake cases. That case number may be different than the one listed here.
Here are some parishes with a two-day increase in confirmed corona virus cases, according to Sunday’s report:
- Jefferson Parish: 217
- East Baton Rouge Parish: 129
- Orleans Parish: 117
- St. Dhammani Parish: 99
- Lafayette Parish: 78
- Ovachita Parish: 77
- Tongipohowa Parish: 65
You can find additional maps and charts that break down data By clicking here.
Louisiana began reopening to Phase 1 on May 15-16, then moved to Phase 2 on June 5th. Louisiana Gov. John Bell Edwards extended Louisiana’s Phase 2 restrictions twice in August. , Edwards moved the state to a modified Phase 2 in response to increasing cases.
This is a growing story. More details and analysis are yet to come.