Almost 3,000 New Cases, Hospitalizations Up in Louisiana

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The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Louisiana has jumped by nearly 3,000 in one day.

Posted: Nov 13, 2020 3:36 PM

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Louisiana has jumped by nearly 3,000 in one day. The latest state health department figures also show hospitalizations have edged up statewide. In Baton Rouge, the mayor says she’s concerned about the local economy and hospital capacity because the positivity rate in East Baton Rouge Parish has hit 5%. And the Acadiana region is close to capacity for intensive care beds. New Orleans officials have also expressed worries about a growing number of cases after recently easing some of the toughest restrictions in the state.

Cases- 201,981
Deaths- 6,121
Presumed Recovered-176,107 as of 11/9/2020
Hospitalized-692
Ventilators-62
Acadia- 3,498 cases, 111 deaths
Evangeline-1,595 cases, 41 deaths
Iberia- 3,280 cases, 102 deaths
Jeff Davis-1,485 cases, 47 deaths
Lafayette-10,267 cases, 142 deaths
St. Landry- 4,157 cases, 142 deaths
St. Martin- 2,393 cases, 65 deaths
St. Mary- 2,125 cases,88 deaths
Vermilion-2,259 cases, 70 deaths

3,492 new cases reported in the state with 24 new deaths resulting from COVID-19

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