NEW ORLEANS — More than 10,000 people have died from COVID-19 in the state of Louisiana.
The Louisiana Department of Health is reporting 198 new cases overnight.
An additional 9 deaths were also reported, which puts the current death total for the state at 10,174.
The total number of cases statewide is now 446,955.
There are currently 299 infected people hospitalized, and 47 of those patients are on ventilators.