June 5 COVID-19 Update: Louisiana cases reach 41,989 with 2,801 deaths

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NEW ORLEANS – More than 2,700 people have died from COVID-19 in the state of Louisiana.

The total number of cases statewide reached 41,989.

The latest tally sets the death total at 2,801.

Of the 41,989 cases in Louisiana right now, 604 of those infected people are currently hospitalized, and 75 of those patients are currently on ventilators.

LDH estimates that 31,700 Louisianans have recovered from the coronavirus.

Use this coronavirus dashboard to see exactly what’s happening in your neighborhood.

The next update will come on Saturday at noon.

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