The number of cases worldwide continues to climb. According to health officials, there have been 1,350,841 confirmed cases of COVID-19. More than 285,437 people have recovered, and 74,870 people have died. In a measure of how the pandemic has disrupted life, the French Education Ministry canceled the country’s high-school graduation exam created under Napoleon Bonaparte in 1808—which was held even during World War II.
Please go to http://ldh.la.gov/Coronavirus/ for official information on Positive Test Results and locations. It is updated 12 noon daily. LDH officials’ latest report: As of last report there are 62 of 64 parishes reporting with 14,867 cases of COVID-19 and 512 deaths across the state.
Reported COVID-19 Patients in Hospitals 1,809; 563 of those on ventilators
4,510 Tests Completed by State Lab; 64,656 Commercial Tests Completed
UPDATE WILL BE AT NOON TODAY