LDH: May 28th Louisiana COVID-19 Update
The Louisiana Department of Health has issued its daily update for Thursday, May 28th.
There are now 38,802 confirmed cases of coronavirus in Louisiana. That number is up 305 since yesterday.
Numbers show that there are 761 reported COVID-19 patients currently hospitalized - 27 fewer than yesterday.
100 patients are on ventilators across the state. That is the same amount of patients as yesterday
The total number of deaths reported due to the coronavirus is now at 2,635 an increase of 18 since yesterday.
As of today, 28,700 COVID-19 patients are presumed to have recovered. That's 2,451 more recovered patients since last week.
The total number of coronavirus cases in the Acadiana region is 2,482 with 192 deaths reported.
Lafayette Parish: 695 cases, 25 deaths
(6 new cases since yesterday, 1 new death)
Iberia Parish: 404 cases, 37 deaths
(1 new case and no new deaths since yesterday.)
St. Martin Parish: 293 cases, 22 deaths
(1 new case, no new deaths)
St. Mary Parish: 309 cases, 29 deaths
(1 new case, no new deaths reported since yesterday.)
St. Landry Parish: 252 cases, 54 deaths
(0 new cases, 1 new death reported since yesterday)
Acadia Parish: 401 cases, 22 deaths
(4 new cases, 0 new deaths reported since yesterday)
Evangeline Parish: 75 cases, 1 death
(0 new cases, 0 new deaths reported since yesterday)
Vermilion Parish: 53 cases, 3 deaths
(0 new cases, no new deaths since yesterday.)
The numbers are updated and released every day at noon.