April 26 Louisiana COVID-19 Update
The Louisiana Department of Health has issued its daily update for Sunday, April 26.
There are now 26,773 confirmed cases of coronavirus in Louisiana. That's 261 new cases since yesterday.
7,310 tests have been completed by state labs and 135,726 tests have been reported by commercial labs. Numbers show that there are 1,701 reported COVID-19 patients currently hospitalized with 265 of them on ventilators.
As of today 14,927 COVID-19 patients are presumed recovered.
The total number of coronavirus cases in the Acadiana region to date is 1,458 with 110 deaths reported.
Lafayette Parish: 443 cases, 17 deaths
Iberia Parish: 243 cases, 16 deaths
St. Martin Parish: 221 cases, 15 deaths
St. Mary Parish: 179 cases, 20 deaths
St. Landry Parish: 163 cases, 34 deaths
Acadia Parish: 130 cases, 7 deaths
Evangeline Parish: 45 cases
Vermilion Parish: 34 cases, 1 death
The total number of deaths reported due to the coronavirus is now at 1670. That's up 26 since yesterday. The next update is due out tomorrow at noon.