April 5 Louisiana COVID-19 Update
The Louisiana Department of Health has issued its daily update for Sunday, April 5.
There are now 13,010 confirmed cases of coronavirus in Louisiana. 4,368 tests have been completed by state labs and 55,957 tests have been reported by commercial labs. Numbers show that there are 1,803 reported COVID-19 patients currently hospitalized with 561 of them on ventilators. John Hopkins has reported 15,044 recovered cases across the U.S.
The total amount of coronavirus cases in the Acadiana region is 617 with 19 deaths reported.
Lafayette Parish: 247 cases, 5 deaths
St. Landry Parish: 47 cases, 4 deaths
St. Mary Parish: 67 cases
Iberia Parish: 69 cases, 3 deaths
Evangeline Parish: 19 cases
Acadia Parish: 75 cases, 2 deaths
St. Martin Parish: 77 cases, 4 deaths
Vermilion Parish: 16 cases, 1 death
There is more widespread representation throughout the state as 61 of the 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 477. New Orleans continues to be the hardest-hit area of the state. The next update is due out tomorrow at noon.