NEW ORLEANS — More than 9,000 people have died from COVID-19 in the state of Louisiana.
The Louisiana Department of Health is reporting 2,046 new cases overnight.
An additional 53 deaths were also reported, which puts the current death total for the state at 9,006.
The total number of cases statewide is now 406,235.
There are currently 1,386 infected people hospitalized, and 180 of those patients are on ventilators.
LDH estimates at least 363,000 Louisianans have recovered from the coronavirus (as of Feb. 1).