Coronavirus in Louisiana: State reports 733 new cases, 17 new deaths on December 8


BATON ROUGE, La. (KTVE/KARD)— The Louisiana Department of Health reported 733 new cases and 17 new deaths on Wednesday, December 8, 2021, bringing the total number of cases to 774,913 and the total number of deaths to 14,861.

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 decreased by 4 and the number of patients on ventilators decreased by 4 of Wednesday; coming to a total of 211 hospitalized patients with 27 on ventilators.

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