April 25 Louisiana COVID-19 Update
The Louisiana Department of Health has issued its daily update for Saturday, April 25th.
There are now 26,512 confirmed cases of coronavirus in Louisiana. 7302 tests have been completed by state labs and 131,700 tests have been reported by commercial labs. Numbers show that there are 1,700 reported COVID-19 patients currently hospitalized with 268 of them on ventilators.
As of today 14.927 COVID-19 patients are presumed recovered.
The total number of coronavirus cases in the Acadiana region is 1.451 with 153 deaths reported.
Lafayette Parish: 442 cases, 17 deaths
Iberia Parish: 240 cases, 15 deaths
St. Martin Parish: 219 cases, 14 deaths
St. Mary Parish: 178 cases, 20 deaths
St. Landry Parish: 163 cases, 34 deaths
Acadia Parish: 130 cases, 7 deaths
Evangeline Parish: 45 cases
Vermilion Parish: 34 cases, 1 death
There is more widespread representation throughout the state as all 64 parishes now have at least one confirmed case of COVID-19. The total number of deaths reported due to the coronavirus is now at 1.644. New Orleans continues to be the hardest-hit area of the state. The next update is due out tomorrow at noon.
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