January 27 COVID-19 Update: Louisiana reports additional 3,868 cases


NEW ORLEANS — More than 8,600 people have died from COVID-19 in the state of Louisiana.

The Louisiana Department of Health is reporting 3,868 new cases overnight.

An additional 67 deaths were also reported, which puts the current death total for the state at 8,688.

State leaders worried about maintaining adequate COVID-19 vaccine supply

The total number of cases statewide is now 392,416.

There are currently 1,625 infected people hospitalized, and 203 of those patients are on ventilators.

LDH estimates at least 344,000 Louisianans have recovered from the coronavirus (as of Jan. 25).

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