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COVID-19 hospitalizations surpass 1K across Louisiana; 1,900 new cases as massive 34K tests processed

1,936 new coronavirus cases were reported by the state on Tuesday, one of the highest daily increases of the outbreak -- but it came out of nearly 34,000 tests.

NEW ORLEANS — Here are the daily coronavirus statistics for Tuesday, July 7 from the Louisiana Department of Health. Changes from the day before are noted:

  • Cases: 68,263 (+1,936)
  • Deaths: 3,211 (+23)
  • Patients in hospitals: 1,025 (+61)
  • Patients on ventilators: 109 (no change)
  • Recoveries: 43,026 (reported on Mondays)
  • Total tests performed: 847,598 (+33,953) (5.7% positive rate)

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