May 17 COVID-19 Update: Louisiana reports 1,100 new cases from the weekend


NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) — More than 10,400 people have died from COVID-19 in the state of Louisiana.

The Louisiana Department of Health is reporting 1,103 new cases from over the weekend.

An additional 11 deaths were also reported, which puts the current death total for the state at 10,489.

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The total number of cases statewide is now 465,946.

There are currently 280 infected people hospitalized, and 25 of those patients are on ventilators.

The total number of vaccine doses administered is 2,864,990 while the number of completed vaccine series is 1,390,660 (as of May 17).

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