According to the August 6, 2020 noon update from the Louisiana Department of Health (LDH), 127,246 (up from 125,943 on 8/5) total cases of coronavirus have now been confirmed in Louisiana. There are currently 1,457 COVID-19 patients in hospitals (down from 1,471 on 8/5), 215 of which are on ventilators (down from 223 on 8/5).

All 64 parishes in the state have reported confirmed cases. There have been 4,028 total deaths (up from 3,978 on 8/5) reported statewide with 89,083 presumed recoveries.

NOTE: The Louisiana Department of Health has discontinued Saturday updates.

LDH

Here are the cumulative confirmed cases by month (previous months) and day (current month):

  • March: 5,237
  • April: 28,001  |  (+22,764)
  • May: 39,916  |  (+11,915)
  • June: 58,095  |  (+18,179)
  • July: 116,280 |  (+58,185)
  • August 1: Data not available*
    *The Louisiana Department of Health has discontinued Saturday updates
  • August 2: 119,747
  • August 3: 120,846
  • August 4: 124,461
  • August 5: 125,943
  • August 6: 127,246

For more information, please visit the Louisiana Department of Health's Coronavirus Resource Page.

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