NEW ORLEANS — More than 8,400 people have died from COVID-19 in the state of Louisiana.
The Louisiana Department of Health is reporting 3,856 new cases overnight.
An additional 59 deaths were also reported, which puts the current death total for the state at 8,442.
The total number of cases statewide is now 378,318.
There are currently 1,800 infected people hospitalized, and 233 of those patients are on ventilators.
LDH estimates at least 320,025 Louisianans have recovered from the coronavirus (as of Jan. 18).