September 2 COVID-19 Update: More than 900 new cases reported overnight

Coronavirus

NEW ORLEANS – More than 4,800 people have died from COVID-19 in the state of Louisiana.

Overnight, 972 new cases were added, bringing the the total number of cases statewide to 149,838.

An additional 20 deaths were reported over night, bringing the total to 4,841.

According to the data from the Louisiana Department of Health, Jefferson Parish leads the state in confirmed coronavirus cases, while Orleans Parish has the most COVID-19 related deaths.


PARISHCASESDEATHS

JEFFERSON

16,575
(increase of 49)


549
(no increase)

ORLEANS

11,687
(increase of 114)

578
(increase of 1)

ST. BERNARD

1,244
(increase of 2)

27
(no increase)

ST. CHARLES

1,660
(no increase)

56
(no increase)

ST. TAMMANY

6,148
(increase of 61)

240
(increase of 1)

There are currently 873 infected people hospitalized, and 132 of those patients are currently on ventilators.

LDH estimates at least 134,000 Louisianans have recovered from the coronavirus.

The next update will come on Thursday at noon.


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