Louisiana coronavirus: 265 new cases, 26 more deaths reported Friday; see latest data | Coronavirus

The Louisiana Department of Health reported 265 more coronavirus cases and 26 more deaths in its daily noon update Friday.

The number of hospitalizations increased by 18, and the number of patients in need of ventilators decreased by one.

Here are a few key statewide statistics as of Friday:

— Total cases: 170,878

— Total deaths: 5,442

— Currently hospitalized: 582

— Currently on ventilators: 78

— Presumed recovered: 157,873 as of Oct. 5 (updated weekly)

— Probable cases: 2,528 as of Oct. 7 (updated weekly)

Note:┬áThe Advocate and The Times-Picayune staff calculates daily case count increases based on the difference between today’s total and yesterday’s total of confirmed coronavirus cases. The Louisiana Department of Health releases a daily case count on Twitter based on the deletion of duplicate cases. That case count can be different than the one listed here.

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Louisiana coronavirus: 526 new cases, 5 more deaths reported Thursday; see latest data | Coronavirus

The Louisiana Department of Health reported 526 more coronavirus cases and five more deaths in its daily noon update Thursday.

The number of hospitalizations increased by 12, and the number of patients in need of ventilators increased by one.

Here are a few key statewide statistics as of Thursday:

— Total cases: 170,621

— Total deaths: 5,416

— Currently hospitalized: 564

— Currently on ventilators: 79

— Presumed recovered: 157,873 as of Oct. 5 (updated weekly)

— Probable cases: 2,528 as of Oct. 7 (updated weekly)

Note:┬áThe Advocate and The Times-Picayune staff calculates daily case count increases based on the difference between today’s total and yesterday’s total of confirmed coronavirus cases. The Louisiana Department of Health releases a daily case count on Twitter based on the deletion of duplicate cases. That case count can be different than the one listed here.

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