The Louisiana Department of Health has issued its daily update for Friday, August 28th.

There have been 146,243 confirmed cases of coronavirus in Louisiana. That's 627 more reported cases since yesterday.

Numbers show that there are 900 reported COVID-19 patients currently hospitalized. That is 24 more reported hospitalizations since yesterday.

141 patients are on ventilators across the state. That is 4 fewer patients on ventilators than yesterday.

The total number of deaths due to COVID-19 is 4,741. That is 30 more reported deaths since yesterday.

As of today, 127,918 COVID-19 patients are presumed to have recovered, as of August 24th. That's 9,798 more recovered cases than the week before.

Lafayette Parish: 8,216 total cases, 110 total deaths

(Up 11 reported cases since yesterday, Up 0 reported deaths since yesterday)

Iberia Parish: 2,701 total cases, 86 total deaths

(Up 6 reported cases since yesterday, Up 0 reported deaths since yesterday)

St. Martin Parish: 1,930 total cases, 56 total deaths

(Up 8 reported cases since yesterday, Up 1 reported death since yesterday)

St. Mary Parish: 1,754 total cases, 68 total deaths

(Up 8 reported cases since yesterday, Up 0 reported deaths since yesterday)

St. Landry Parish: 3,032 total cases, 110 total deaths

(Up 6 reported cases since yesterday, Up 0 reported deaths since yesterday)

Acadia Parish: 2,799 2,781 total cases, 93 total deaths

(Up 18 reported cases since yesterday, Up 0 reported deaths since yesterday)

Evangeline Parish: 1,033 total cases, 24 total deaths

(Down 1 reported case since yesterday, Up 0 reported deaths since yesterday)

Vermilion Parish: 1,864 total cases, 44 total deaths

(Up 11 reported cases since yesterday, Up 3 reported deaths since yesterday)

The numbers are updated and released every day except Saturdays at noon.