The Louisiana Department of Health has issued its daily update for Wednesday, May 6th.

There are now 30,399 confirmed cases of coronavirus in Louisiana. That number is up 403 since yesterday.

Numbers show that there are 1,465 reported COVID-19 patients currently hospitalized- a decrease of 47 since yesterday.

187 patients are on ventilators across the state. That is a decrease of 7 since yesterday.

The total number of deaths reported due to the coronavirus is now at 2,094, an increase of 52 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 1,667 with 149 deaths reported (5 new deaths reported).

Lafayette Parish: 477 cases, 21 deaths (Up four cases with no new death reported since yesterday.)

Iberia Parish: 278 cases, 24 deaths (Up four cases with one new death reported since yesterday.)

St. Martin Parish: 252 cases, 19 deaths (Up 3 cases and 1 death since yesterday.)

St. Mary Parish: 215 cases, 24 deaths (3 new cases, 1 new death reported since yesterday.)

St. Landry Parish: 202 cases, 48 deaths (Up 4 cases with one new death reported since yesterday)

Acadia Parish: 140 cases, 10 deaths (Four new cases and with no new deaths reported since yesterday.)

Evangeline Parish: 63 cases, 1 death (No new cases and no new deaths since yesterday.)

Vermilion Parish: 40 cases, 2 deaths (No new cases, Up 2 deaths since yesterday.)

The numbers are updated and released everyday at noon.

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