May 12th Louisiana COVID-19 Update
The Louisiana Department of Health has issued its daily update for Tuesday, May 12th.
There are now 32,050 confirmed cases of coronavirus in Louisiana. That number is up 235 since yesterday.
Numbers show that there are 1,320 reported COVID-19 patients currently hospitalized - 10 more than yesterday.
146 patients are on ventilators across the state. That is 11 less than yesterday.
The total number of deaths reported due to the coronavirus is now at 2,281 an increase of 39 since yesterday.
As of today, 22,608 COVID-19 patients are presumed to have recovered. That's 2,292 more recovered patients since last week.
The total number of coronavirus cases in the Acadiana region is 1,790 (up 12 cases since yesterday) with 160 deaths reported (1 new death reported).
Lafayette Parish: 512 cases, 22 deaths
(Up 4 cases with no new deaths reported since yesterday.)
Iberia Parish: 287 cases, 26 deaths
(1 new case with no new deaths reported since yesterday.)
St. Martin Parish: 264 cases, 21 deaths
(4 new cases and no new deaths since yesterday.)
St. Mary Parish: 251 cases, 26 deaths
(1 new case, no new deaths reported since yesterday.)
St. Landry Parish: 215 cases, 51 deaths
(Up 1 case with 1 new death reported since yesterday)
Acadia Parish: 152 cases, 11 deaths
(No news cases reported, no new deaths since yesterday.)
Evangeline Parish: 68 cases, 1 death
(1 new case since yesterday, no new deaths since yesterday.)
Vermilion Parish: 41 cases, 2 deaths
(No new cases, no new deaths since yesterday.)
The numbers are updated and released every day at noon.