COVID-19 deaths in Louisiana surpass 6,000 as LDH reports 27 additional deaths since Friday

Here you can get the latest information on the coronavirus, or COVID-19, in Louisiana and resources to be prepared and keep your family safe.

Here are the latest Louisiana coronavirus numbers:

LDH has discontinued the daily update on Saturdays.

Here are Sunday’s numbers:

  • 210,124 confirmed cases
  • 3,478 new cases reported since Friday
  • 6,015 confirmed deaths
  • 27 new deaths reported since Friday
  • More than 185,000 presumed recovered
  • 967 patients in the hospital, with 105 of those on ventilators
  • 3,331,324 total tests completed and reported to State *includes molecular and antigen testing

Slow the Spread: CLICK HERE to read the CDC guidelines on coronavirus

When should I see a doctor?

According to the CDC, if you have a fever, cough or other symptoms, you might have COVID-19. Most people have mild illness and are able to recover at home. If you think you may have been exposed to COVID-19, contact your healthcare provider.

Use the CDC’s self-checker guide here.

If you are experiencing symptoms, call your medical provider first and get instructions on how to report for a test.

Click here for the latest local and national coronavirus updates.

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      Louisiana Department of Health

      New Orleans Health Department

      Coronavirus information from CDC

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