Note from the Louisiana Department of Health: Due to network technical issues, case and testing data could not be updated today. The data on deaths and hospitalization have not been impacted. Once resolved, LDH will update at the next noon update.

The Louisiana Department of Health has issued its daily update for Friday, May 29th.

There are now 38,802 confirmed cases of coronavirus in Louisiana. That number has not been updated since yesterday.

Numbers show that there are 714 reported COVID-19 patients currently hospitalized - 47 fewer than yesterday.

90 patients are on ventilators across the state. That is a decrease of 10 patients since yesterday

The total number of deaths reported due to the coronavirus is now at 2,661 an increase of 26 since yesterday.

As of today, 28,700 COVID-19 patients are presumed to have recovered. That's 2,451 more recovered patients since last week.

The total number of coronavirus cases in the Acadiana region is 2,482 with 192 deaths reported.

Lafayette Parish: 695 cases, 26 deaths
(No new cases reported since yesterday, 1 new death)

Iberia Parish: 404 cases, 37 deaths
(No new cases reported and no new deaths since yesterday.)

St. Martin Parish: 293 cases, 23 deaths
(No new cases reported, 1 new death)

St. Mary Parish: 309 cases, 29 deaths
(No new cases reported, no new deaths reported since yesterday.)

St. Landry Parish: 252 cases, 54 deaths
(0 new cases reported , 0 new deaths reported since yesterday)

Acadia Parish: 401 cases, 23 deaths
(No new cases reported, 1 new death reported since yesterday)

Evangeline Parish: 75 cases, 1 death
(0 new cases reported, 0 new deaths reported since yesterday)

Vermilion Parish: 53 cases, 3 deaths
(0 new cases reported, no new deaths since yesterday.)

The numbers are updated and released every day at noon.

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