May 24 COVID-19 Update: Louisiana reports 500 new cases over the weekend


NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) — More than 10,500 people have died from COVID-19 in the state of Louisiana.

The Louisiana Department of Health is reporting 577 new cases over the weekend.

An additional 13 deaths were also reported, which puts the current death total for the state at 10,535.

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The total number of cases statewide is now 468,402.

There are currently 271 infected people hospitalized, and 29 of those patients are on ventilators.

The total number of vaccine doses administered is 2,938,970 while the number of completed vaccine series is 1,428,799 (as of May 24).

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