Today's COVID-19 Update shows the total number of confirmed cases across the state as 36,504, which is an increase of 1198 from yesterday, however 680 of those positives came from one of the new labs being up. Up leaving an increase of 518.

The number of deaths was listed as 2506, which is up 21 from yesterday.

Locally reported:

172 cases in Allen Parish with 10 deaths,

54 in Beauregard Parish with 4 deaths,

548 in Calcasieu Parish with 42 deaths,

141 in Natchitoches Parish with 13 deaths,

591 in Rapides Parish with 16 deaths

39 in Sabine Parish, and

22 in Vernon Parish with 2 deaths.

There are 884 hospitalized across the state, and 107 on ventilators.

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