The Louisiana Department of Health has issued its daily update for Friday, May 22nd.

There are now 36,925 confirmed cases of coronavirus in Louisiana. That number is up 421 since yesterday.

Numbers show that there are 867 reported COVID-19 patients currently hospitalized - 17 fewer than yesterday.

104 patients are on ventilators across the state. That is 3 fewer than yesterday.

The total number of deaths reported due to the coronavirus is now at 2,545 an increase of 39 since yesterday.

As of today, 26,249 COVID-19 patients are presumed to have recovered. That's 3,641 more recovered patients since last week.

The total number of coronavirus cases in the Acadiana region is 2,278 (up 44 cases since yesterday) with 180 deaths reported (0 new deaths reported).

Lafayette Parish: 637 cases, 23 deaths

(Up 6 cases with zero new deaths reported since yesterday.)

Iberia Parish: 388 cases, 35 deaths

(Up 4 new cases with no more deaths reported since yesterday.)

St. Martin Parish: 288 cases, 22 deaths

(Up 1 new case and no new deaths since yesterday.)

St. Mary Parish: 294 cases, 29 deaths

(Up 6 new cases, no new deaths reported since yesterday.)

St. Landry Parish: 247 cases, 52 deaths

(Up 3 new cases with no new deaths reported since yesterday)

Acadia Parish: 289 cases, 15 deaths

(Up 20 new cases, no new deaths since yesterday.)

Evangeline Parish: 87 cases, 1 death

(Up 4 new cases since yesterday, no new deaths since yesterday.)

Vermilion Parish: 50 cases, 3 deaths

(No new cases since yesterday, No new deaths since yesterday)

The numbers are updated and released every day at noon.

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