The Louisiana Department of Health has issued its daily update for Saturday, August 9th.

There have been 131,399 confirmed cases of coronavirus in Louisiana. That's 2,653 more reported cases since yesterday.

Numbers show that there are 1,383 reported COVID-19 patients currently hospitalized. That's down 23 since Friday.

210 patients are on ventilators across the state. That is 3 more than Friday

The total number of deaths due to COVID-19 is 4,145. That is 56 more reported deaths since yesterday.

As of today, 89,083 COVID-19 patients are presumed to have recovered. That's 14,837 presumed recovered patients since the last report released last week.

The total number of coronavirus cases that have been in the Acadiana region is 21,270 with 464 total deaths reported.

Lafayette Parish: 7,628 total cases, 93 total deaths

(Up 160 reported cases since Friday; Up 2 reported deaths since Friday)

Iberia Parish: 2,532 total cases, 72 total deaths

(Up 82 reported cases since Friday; Up 2 reported deaths since Friday)

St. Martin Parish: 1,711 total cases, 45 total deaths

(Up 95 reported cases since Friday; Up 2 reported deaths since Friday)

St. Mary Parish: 1,597 total cases, 54 total deaths

(Up 54 reported cases since Friday; Up 2 reported deaths since Friday)

St. Landry Parish: 2,727 total cases, 86 total deaths

(Up 96 reported cases since Friday; Up1 reported death since Friday)

Acadia Parish: 2,598 total cases, 83 total deaths

(Up 28 reported cases since Friday; Up 4 reported deaths since Friday)

Evangeline Parish: 895 total cases, 7 total deaths

(Up 34 reported cases since Friday; Up 3 reported death since Friday)

Vermilion Parish: 1,582 total cases, 24 total deaths

(Up 53 reported cases since Friday; 0 reported deaths since Friday)

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

 

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