The Louisiana Department of Health has issued its daily update for Monday, May 4th.

There are now 29,673 confirmed cases of coronavirus in Louisiana. That number is up 333 since yesterday.

Numbers show that there are 1,502 reported COVID-19 patients currently hospitalized- a decrease of 28 since yesterday.

220 patients are on ventilators across the state. That is an increase of 7 since yesterday.

The total number of deaths reported due to the coronavirus is now at 1,991, an increase of 22 since yesterday.

As of today, 20,316 COVID-19 patients are presumed to have recovered.

The total number of coronavirus cases in the Acadiana region is 1,599 with 141 deaths reported (no new deaths reported).

 

Lafayette Parish: 468 cases, 20 deaths

(Up two cases with no new deaths reported since yesterday.)
Iberia Parish: 270 cases, 23 deaths

(Up three cases with one new death reported since yesterday.)
St. Martin Parish: 244 cases, 18 deaths

(No change in cases or deaths since yesterday.)
St. Mary Parish: 409 cases, 23 deaths

(Up four cases with no new deaths reported since yesterday.)
St. Landry Parish: 191 cases, 45 deaths

(Up five cases with one new death reported since yesterday)
Acadia Parish: 134 cases, 10 deaths

(No new cases and with no new deaths reported since yesterday.)
Evangeline Parish: 60 cases, 1 death

(Up one case and no new deaths since yesterday.)
Vermilion Parish: 38 cases, 1 death

(No change in cases or deaths since yesterday.)