The Louisiana Department of Health has issued its daily update for Tuesday, December 1st.

Due to a recent processing error, some COVID-19 data that would have been reported November 29-30 is being reported today.

There have been 224,410 confirmed cases of coronavirus in Louisiana. The total number of cases reported to the state is 237,740. Today added 5,326 more new cases since yesterday.

There are currently 1,280 COVID patients in the hospital. That is 39 more reported patients since yesterday.

There are 128 COVID patients on ventilators. That is 3 more reported patients since yesterday.

LDH reports the confirmed deaths due to COVID-19 is 6,194. The current total death count is 6,455 (includes probable deaths). Today added 35 more new deaths than yesterday.

192,488 COVID-19 patients are presumed recovered, as of 11/23/2020. That's 6,528 presumed recovered patients since 11/16/20.

Below are some stats released from the Louisiana Department of Health:

  • 97% of the cases reported to the state today were community spread.
  • 3% of the cases reported to the state today were in congregate settings.
  • Because of the daily removal of newly identified duplicates and out of state cases, the new case increase may not match the difference between today’s and yesterday's total case count. The collection dates for most of these cases fall between November 23 and November 30, 2020.

Lafayette Parish: 11,977 confirmed cases, 151 confirmed deaths

(Up 247 confirmed cases since yesterday; Up 5 confirmed deaths since yesterday)

Iberia Parish: 3,643 confirmed cases, 104 confirmed deaths

St. Martin Parish: 2,706 confirmed cases, 67 confirmed deaths

(Up 40 confirmed cases since yesterday; Up 1 confirmed deaths since yesterday)

St. Mary Parish: 2,280 confirmed cases, 89 confirmed deaths

(Up 16 confirmed cases since yesterday; Up 0 confirmed deaths since yesterday)

St. Landry Parish:  4,964 confirmed cases, 152 confirmed deaths

(Up 122 confirmed cases since yesterday; Up 1 confirmed deaths since yesterday)

Acadia Parish: 3,981 confirmed cases, 115 confirmed deaths

(Up 44 confirmed cases since yesterday; Up 0 confirmed deaths since yesterday)

Evangeline Parish: 1,839 confirmed cases, 44 confirmed deaths

(Up 35 confirmed cases since yesterday; Up 0 confirmed deaths since yesterday)

Vermilion Parish: 2,617 confirmed cases, 74 confirmed deaths

(Up 65 confirmed cases since yesterday; Up 0 confirmed deaths since yesterday)

The numbers are updated and released every day except Saturdays at noon.