The Louisiana Department of Health has issued its daily update for Friday, October 2nd.

There have been 167,401 confirmed cases of coronavirus in Louisiana. That's 889 more reported cases since yesterday.

Numbers show that there are 536 reported COVID-19 patients currently hospitalized. That is 2 more hospitalizations than yesterday.

74 patients are on ventilators across the state. That is 1 fewer reported patient on a ventilator than yesterday.

LDH reports the total number of deaths due to COVID-19 is 5,355. That is 26 more reported deaths since yesterday.

154,163 COVID-19 patients are presumed to have recovered, as of September 28th. That's 4,523 more recovered cases than the week before.

Lafayette Parish: 9,050 total cases, 133 total deaths

(Up 39 reported cases since yesterday, Up 1 reported death since yesterday)

Iberia Parish: 2,971 total cases, 89 total deaths

(Up 29 reported cases since yesterday, Up 0 reported deaths since yesterday)

St. Martin Parish: 2,102 total cases, 61 total deaths

(Down 1 reported case since yesterday, Up 0 reported deaths since yesterday)

St. Mary Parish: 1,947 total cases, 77 total deaths

(Up 4 reported cases since yesterday, Up 0 reported deaths since yesterday)

St. Landry Parish: 3,391 total cases, 125 total deaths

(Up 54 reported cases since yesterday, Up 1 reported death since yesterday)

Acadia Parish: 2,982 total cases, 99 total deaths

(Up 16 reported cases since yesterday, Up 0 reported deaths since yesterday)

Evangeline Parish: 1,336 total cases, 34 total deaths

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

Vermilion Parish: 2,051 total cases, 63 total deaths

(Up 9 reported cases since yesterday, Up 1 reported death since yesterday)

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