May 15th Louisiana COVID-19 Update
The Louisiana Department of Health has issued its daily update for Friday, May 15th.
There are now 33,837 confirmed cases of coronavirus in Louisiana. That number is up 348 since yesterday.
Numbers show that there are 1,091 reported COVID-19 patients currently hospitalized - 102 less than yesterday.
132 patients are on ventilators across the state. That is 8 less than yesterday.
The total number of deaths reported due to the coronavirus is now at 2,382 an increase of 31 since yesterday.
As of today, 22,608 COVID-19 patients are presumed to have recovered. That's 2,292 more recovered patients since last week.
The total number of coronavirus cases in the Acadiana region is 1,991 (up 38 cases since yesterday) with 171 deaths reported (1 new death reported).
Lafayette Parish: 543 cases, 23 deaths
(Up 2 cases with 1 new death reported since yesterday.)
Iberia Parish: 352 cases, 31 deaths
(No new cases with 2 less deaths reported since yesterday.)
St. Martin Parish: 278 cases, 22 deaths
(No new cases and no new deaths since yesterday.)
St. Mary Parish: 268 cases, 28 deaths
(5 new cases, 1 new death reported since yesterday.)
St. Landry Parish: 244 cases, 51 deaths
(No new cases with no new deaths reported since yesterday)
Acadia Parish: 189 cases, 11 deaths
(Up 30 cases, no new deaths since yesterday.)
Evangeline Parish: 74 cases, 1 death
(No new cases since yesterday, no new deaths since yesterday.)
Vermilion Parish: 43 cases, 3 deaths
(1 new cases, 1 new deaths since yesterday.)
The numbers are updated and released every day at noon.