The Louisiana Department of Health announced 938 new coronavirus cases and 12 new deaths today.
There are now a total of 53,415 cases statewide and 3,051 deaths.
The positivity rate for new tests is 7.74% and hospitalization are up from 631 to 653 since Wednesday.
93% of new cases are due to community spread, according to the Gov. John Bel Edwards' office.
Orleans Parish has 28 new cases and zero new deaths. At least 2.47% of new tests in the parish were positive.
Jefferson Parish has 71 new cases and one new death. 6.01% of tests were positive, down from 10.47% on Wednesday.
Note: These numbers were released by the state’s public health agency, and may not line up exactly in real time with CNN’s database drawn from Johns Hopkins University and the Covid Tracking Project