April 1 Louisiana COVID-19 Update
The Louisiana Department of Health has issued its daily update for Wednesday, April 1.
There are now 6,424 confirmed cases of coronavirus in Louisiana. 3,698 tests have been completed by state labs and 42,078 tests have been reported by commercial labs. Numbers show that there are 1,498 reported COVID-19 patients currently hospitalized with 490 of them on ventilators. John Hopkins has reported 7,141 recovered cases across the U.S.
The total amount of coronavirus cases in the Acadiana region is 388 with 9 deaths reported.
Lafayette Parish: 159 cases, 2 deaths
Iberia Parish: 49 cases, 1 death
Acadia Parish: 47 cases, 1 death
St. Landry Parish: 45 cases, 1 death
St. Martin Parish: 41 cases, 3 deaths
St. Mary Parish: 26 cases
Evangeline Parish: 11 cases
Vermilion Parish: 10 cases, 1 death
There is more widespread representation throughout the state as 60 of the 64 parishes now have at least one confirmed case of COVID-19. The total number of deaths reported due to the coronavirus is now at 273. New Orleans continues to be the hardest-hit area of the state. The next update is due out tomorrow at noon.