The Louisiana Department of Health has issued its daily update for Thursday, October 8th.

There have been 170,621 confirmed cases of coronavirus in Louisiana. That's 526 more reported cases since yesterday.

Numbers show that there are 564 reported COVID-19 patients currently hospitalized.

79 patients are on ventilators across the state.

LDH reports the total number of deaths due to COVID-19 is 5,416.

Lafayette Parish: 9,120 total cases, 135 total deaths

Iberia Parish: 3,014 total cases, 90 total deaths

St. Martin Parish: 2,131 total cases, 61 total deaths

St. Mary Parish: 1,962 total cases, 79 total deaths

St. Landry Parish: 3,433 total cases, 129 total deaths

Acadia Parish: 3,014 total cases, 99 total deaths

Evangeline Parish: 1,351 total cases, 34 total deaths

Vermilion Parish: 2,066 total cases, 66 total deaths

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