The Louisiana Department of Health has issued its daily update for Saturday, May 9th.

There are now 31,417 confirmed cases of coronavirus in Louisiana. That number is up 562 since yesterday.

Numbers show that there are 1,359 reported COVID-19 patients currently hospitalized- the same since yesterday.

185 patients are on ventilators across the state. That is the same since yesterday.

The total number of deaths reported due to the coronavirus is now at 2,194 an increase of 40 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 1,752 (up 56 cases since yesterday) with 158 deaths reported (4 new deaths reported).

Lafayette Parish: 498 cases, 22 deaths

(Up 17 cases with one new death reported since yesterday.)


Iberia Parish: 285 cases, 26 deaths

(Up two cases with no new deaths reported since yesterday.)


St. Martin Parish: 257 cases, 21 deaths

(Up 2 cases and 1 new death since yesterday.)


St. Mary Parish: 242 cases, 26 deaths

(18 new cases, 2 new deaths reported since yesterday.)


St. Landry Parish: 211 cases, 49 deaths

(Up 7 cases with no new deaths reported since yesterday)


Acadia Parish: 151 cases, 11 deaths

(9 new cases, no new deaths since yesterday.)


Evangeline Parish: 67 cases, 1 death

(No change since yesterday.)


Vermilion Parish: 41 cases, 2 deaths

(1 new case, no new deaths since yesterday.)


The numbers are updated and released every day at noon.


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