The Louisiana Department of Health reported 3,187 Covid-19 cases since Sunday bringing the total number of cases reported to the state to 94,892, according to data released by the department of health on Monday.
Of the 3,187 cases, 1,583 cases are attributed to a backlog collected between May 18 and July 13. The cases will be assigned to those dates on the LDH’s dashboard.
Because of the daily removal of newly identified duplicates and out of state cases, the new case increase may not match the difference between today’s and yesterday’s total case count.
Since yesterday, 33,620 new tests have been reported to the state. That brings the total number of tests to 1,102,924.
Here are more details about the cases:
- 99% of the cases reported to the state today were community spread.
- 45% of the cases reported today are of individuals aged 29 and under.
There have been 29 deaths reported to the state today. The current total death count is 3,462.