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COVID-19 in Louisiana: 143,566 Cases Reported, Death Toll 4,623

The Louisiana Department of Health reported 1,846 new cases of COVID-19 over the weekend bringing the total to 143,566 cases

Posted: Aug 24, 2020 1:10 PM

As of August 24, 2020, the Louisiana Department of Health reported 1,846 new cases of COVID-19 over the weekend bringing the total to 143,566 cases. 77 additonal deaths have been reported due the virus bringing the death toll to 4,623.

Cases- 143,566 (+1,846)
Deaths- 4,623 (+77)
Presumed Recovered- 118,120 as of 8/17/2020
Hospitalized- 941
Ventilators-152

283 additional cases of COVID-19 reported in Acadiana over the weekend bringing the total number of cases to 24,067. The death toll as a result of COVID-19 is 599. Here's a break down of the numbers in Acadiana:


Acadia- 2,748 (+13) cases, 93 (+1) deaths
Evangeline-1,006 (+11) cases, 23 (+3) deaths
Iberia- 2,670 (+22) cases, 81 deaths
Jeff Davis-1,120 (+9) cases, 34 (+2)deaths
Lafayette-8,168 (+155) cases, 106 (+3) deaths
St. Landry- 3,001 (+25) cases, 108 (+3) deaths
St. Martin- 1,839 (+12) cases, 51 (+1) deaths
St. Mary- 1,726 (+15) cases, 65 deaths
Vermilion-1,789 (+21) cases, 38 (+6) deaths

Head over to https://ldh.la.gov/ for more information.

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