Dr. Tina Stefanski warns that complacency will lead to even more cases of COVID-19 in Acadiana and now is the time to take precautions. In an interview with Rob Kirkpatrick and Bernadette Lee, Stefanski said evidence of community spread is clear.

Handwashing and face coverings are both proven ways to stop the spread. Businesses are key in the fight to keep COVID-19 levels down. Listen to the full interview below.

Here are the latest numbers released yesterday by the Louisiana Department of Health.

There are now 48,634 confirmed cases of coronavirus in Louisiana. That is 928 more reported cases since yesterday. This includes a backlog of 129 cases, with specimen collection dates between 4/1 and 4/9.

Numbers show that there are 585 reported COVID-19 patients currently hospitalized - 3 fewer than yesterday.

83 patients are on ventilators across the state. That is 7 more patients since yesterday

The total number of deaths reported due to the coronavirus is now at 2,950, an increase of 20 since yesterday.

As of today, 37,017 COVID-19 patients are presumed to have recovered. That's 3,113 more recovered patients since last week.

The total number of coronavirus cases in the Acadiana region is 3,736 with 228 deaths reported.

Lafayette Parish: 1,302 cases, 32 deaths

(Up 59 reported cases, Up 0 reported deaths since yesterday)

Iberia Parish: 476 cases, 42 deaths

(Up 59 reported cases, Up 0 reported deaths since yesterday)

St. Martin Parish: 381 cases, 28 deaths

(Up 59 reported cases, Up 0 reported deaths since yesterday)

St. Mary Parish: 360 cases, 33 deaths

(Up 59 reported cases, Up 0 reported deaths since yesterday)

St. Landry Parish: 393 cases, 55 deaths

(Up 14 reported cases, Up 0 reported deaths since yesterday)

Acadia Parish: 625 cases, 32 deaths

(Up 21 reported cases, Up 0 reported deaths since yesterday)

Evangeline Parish: 100 cases, 1 death

(Up 7 reported cases, Up 0 reported deaths since yesterday)

Vermilion Parish: 99 cases, 5 deaths

(Up 14 reported cases, Up 0 reported deaths since yesterday)

The numbers are updated and released every day at noon.