August 12 COVID-19 Update: More than 1,100 new cases reported overnight

Coronavirus

NEW ORLEANS – More than 4,200 people have died from COVID-19 in the state of Louisiana.

Overnight, 1,179 new cases were added, bringing the the total number of cases statewide to 134,304.

An additional 69 deaths were reported over night, bringing the total to 4,238.

Jefferson Parish leads the state in confirmed cases, while Orleans Parish has the most deaths.

PARISHCASESDEATHS

JEFFERSON

15,509
(increase of 57)

529
(no increase)

ORLEANS

10,851
(increase of 46)

564
(increase of 2)

ST. BERNARD

1,120
(increase of 7)

24
(no increase)

ST. CHARLES

1,500
(increase of 8)

55
(increase of 3)

ST. TAMMANY

5,364
(increase of 41)

216
(increase of 1)

There are currently 1,335 infected people hospitalized, and 214 of those patients are currently on ventilators. Due to recent changes in federal reporting requirements, hospital related data has been delayed. LDH will update these data as soon as possible.

LDH estimates at least 100,000 Louisianans have recovered from the coronavirus.

Use this coronavirus dashboard to see exactly what’s happening in your neighborhood.

The next update will come on Thursday at noon.

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