The Louisiana Department of Health has issued its daily update for Saturday, April 4.

There are now 12,496 confirmed cases of coronavirus in Louisiana. 4,194 tests have been completed by state labs and 54,304 tests have been reported by commercial labs. Numbers show that there are 1,707 reported COVID-19 patients currently hospitalized with 535 of them on ventilators. John Hopkins has reported 9,920 recovered cases across the U.S.

The total amount of coronavirus cases in the Acadiana region is 570 with 17 deaths reported.

Lafayette Parish: 229 cases, 4 deaths
St. Landry Parish: 45 cases, 2 deaths
St. Mary Parish: 65 cases
Iberia Parish: 68 cases, 3 deaths
Evangeline Parish: 19 cases
Acadia Parish: 65 cases, 2 deaths
St. Martin Parish: 64 cases, 5 deaths
Vermilion Parish: 15 cases, 1 death

There is more widespread representation throughout the state as 61 of the 64 parishes now have at least one confirmed case of COVID-19. The total number of deaths reported due to the coronavirus is now at 409. New Orleans continues to be the hardest-hit area of the state. The next update is due out tomorrow at noon.

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