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BATON ROUGE, La. (KTVE/KARD)— The Louisiana Department of Health reported 12,494 new cases and 29 new deaths on Tuesday, January 11, 2022, bringing the total number of cases to 949,941 and the total number of deaths to 15,102.

As stated on the LDH website, the new case increase may not match the difference between today’s total cases and the previous update because of the daily removal of newly identified duplicates and out-of-state cases.

Hospitalizations increased by 111 and the number of patients on ventilators increased by 12 on Tuesday; coming to a total of 1,905 hospitalized patients with 98 on ventilators.