The Louisiana Department of Health issued its 5:30 p.m. update for Friday, March 20th.

There are now 537 confirmed cases of coronavirus in Louisiana. 1084 tests have been performed in state labs. 847 tests have been performed in commercial labs.

A second confirmed case of COVID-19 was reported in Iberia Parish earlier today and as of 5:30 p.m., there was one less reported case in Lafayette Parish. This brings the grand total of coronavirus cases in the Acadiana region to 10.

Lafayette Parish: 6
St. Landry Parish: 2
Iberia Parish: 2

There is more widespread representation throughout the state as 28 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 14. New Orleans continues to be the hardest-hit area of the state. The next update is due out tomorrow morning at 9:30 a.m.