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Saturday, May 16 COVID-19 Update | Around The Town

Coronav Update

As of noon, Saturday, May 16 , there are 34,117 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the state, which is 280 more cases than yesterday. Of the total confirmed cases, 54.8 percent or 18,684 come from four parishes-Jefferson, Orleans, East Baton Rouge and Caddo.
Of the total positive cases, 22,608 are presumed recovered. Furthermore, 259,742 Louisianans have been tested for the virus, which means 225,625 that were tested for the virus tested negative.
Additionally, statewide 1,028 are being treated in a hospital with 123 of those on ventilators as compared to 1,091 and 132, respectively, the day before. Reported deaths total 2,413 and unconfirmed deaths are 66.
Here is the breakdown of cases by parish:
Jefferson – 6,982 case(s) | 427 death(s) | 861 state tests | 34,881 commercial tests
Orleans – 6,781 case(s) | 495 death(s) | 1,786 state tests | 33,262 commercial tests
East Baton Rouge – 3,009 case(s) | 208 death(s) | 921 state tests | 16,342 commercial tests
Caddo – 1,864 case(s) | 155 death(s) | 126 state tests | 18,724 commercial tests
St. Tammany – 1,528 case(s) | 142 death(s) | 322 state tests | 13,027 commercial tests
Ouachita – 931 case(s) | 31 death(s) | 314 state tests | 8,001 commercial tests
St. John the Baptist – 829 case(s) | 77 death(s) | 352 state tests | 3,718 commercial tests
Ascension – 752 case(s) | 49 death(s) | 68 state tests | 5,752 commercial tests
Lafourche – 738 case(s) | 63 death(s) | 516 state tests | 4,905 commercial tests
Tangipahoa – 719 case(s) | 31 death(s) | 60 state tests | 5,085 commercial tests
St. Charles – 613 case(s) | 41 death(s) | 154 state tests | 4,311 commercial tests
Lafayette – 578 case(s) | 23 death(s) | 229 state tests | 12,127 commercial tests
Terrebonne – 567 case(s) | 43 death(s) | 268 state tests | 4,653 commercial tests
Iberville – 524 case(s) | 38 death(s) | 436 state tests | 1,683 commercial tests
Calcasieu – 514 case(s) | 40 death(s) | 186 state tests | 8,182 commercial tests
St. Bernard – 511 case(s) | 18 death(s) | 42 state tests | 2,890 commercial tests
Rapides – 437 case(s) | 14 death(s) | 317 state tests | 3,453 commercial tests
Washington – 363 case(s) | 32 death(s) | 387 state tests | 2,173 commercial tests
Iberia – 353 case(s) | 32 death(s) | 215 state tests | 3,199 commercial tests
Livingston – 344 case(s) | 24 death(s) | 56 state tests | 4,299 commercial tests
Bossier – 342 case(s) | 23 death(s) | 46 state tests | 7,517 commercial tests
St. James – 282 case(s) | 23 death(s) | 207 state tests | 2,395 commercial tests
St. Martin – 272 case(s) | 22 death(s) | 36 state tests | 2,510 commercial tests
St. Mary – 269 case(s) | 29 death(s) | 203 state tests | 1,929 commercial tests
Franklin – 268 case(s) | 8 death(s) | 223 state tests | 1,254 commercial tests
Union – 236 case(s) | 14 death(s) | 44 state tests | 1,408 commercial tests
St. Landry – 230 case(s) | 51 death(s) | 262 state tests | 3,333 commercial tests
Assumption – 229 case(s) | 11 death(s) | 131 state tests | 1,323 commercial tests
De Soto – 218 case(s) | 15 death(s) | 20 state tests | 2,033 commercial tests
Plaquemines – 194 case(s) | 16 death(s) | 10 state tests | 1,353 commercial tests
Acadia – 192 case(s) | 11 death(s) | 91 state tests | 2,770 commercial tests
West Feliciana – 184 case(s) | 8 death(s) | 348 state tests | 115 commercial tests
East Feliciana – 176 case(s) | 22 death(s) | 322 state tests | 690 commercial tests
Pointe Coupee – 163 case(s) | 20 death(s) | 165 state tests | 833 commercial tests
West Baton Rouge – 148 case(s) | 30 death(s) | 27 state tests | 958 commercial tests
Lincoln – 119 case(s) | 13 death(s) | 102 state tests | 1,040 commercial tests
Webster – 113 case(s) | 5 death(s) | 13 state tests | 1,990 commercial tests
Richland – 106 case(s) | 1 death(s) | 30 state tests | 1,437 commercial tests
Catahoula – 104 case(s) | 3 death(s) | 13 state tests | 411 commercial tests
Natchitoches – 101 case(s) | 12 death(s) | 67 state tests | 1,176 commercial tests
Allen – 99 case(s) | 10 death(s) | 41 state tests | 515 commercial tests
Avoyelles – 89 case(s) | 9 death(s) | 77 state tests | 1,233 commercial tests
Morehouse – 85 case(s) | 5 death(s) | 38 state tests | 1,260 commercial tests
Bienville – 82 case(s) | 20 death(s) | 20 state tests | 719 commercial tests
Winn – 80 case(s) | 2 death(s) | 80 state tests | 445 commercial tests
Parish Under Investigation – 72 case(s) | 0 death(s) | 0 state tests | 0 commercial tests
Jefferson Davis – 69 case(s) | 6 death(s) | 396 state tests | 951 commercial tests
Jackson – 68 case(s) | 9 death(s) | 53 state tests | 558 commercial tests
Evangeline – 66 case(s) | 1 death(s) | 198 state tests | 909 commercial tests
Claiborne – 58 case(s) | 10 death(s) | 32 state tests | 602 commercial tests
Concordia – 56 case(s) | 4 death(s) | 6 state tests | 410 commercial tests
Beauregard – 51 case(s) | 4 death(s) | 14 state tests | 1,016 commercial tests
Caldwell – 50 case(s) | 0 death(s) | 117 state tests | 472 commercial tests
Vermilion – 44 case(s) | 3 death(s) | 35 state tests | 1,926 commercial tests
Red River – 42 case(s) | 6 death(s) | 15 state tests | 336 commercial tests
St. Helena – 41 case(s) | 1 death(s) | 9 state tests | 199 commercial tests
La Salle – 37 case(s) | 0 death(s) | 32 state tests | 591 commercial tests
East Carroll – 32 case(s) | 0 death(s) | 5 state tests | 470 commercial tests
Sabine – 29 case(s) | 0 death(s) | 29 state tests | 666 commercial tests
Madison – 24 case(s) | 0 death(s) | 11 state tests | 258 commercial tests
Grant – 20 case(s) | 1 death(s) | 12 state tests | 437 commercial tests
Vernon – 20 case(s) | 2 death(s) | 4 state tests | 1,021 commercial tests
West Carroll – 12 case(s) | 0 death(s) | 25 state tests | 420 commercial tests
Tensas – 5 case(s) | 0 death(s) | 2 state tests | 115 commercial tests
Cameron – 3 case(s) | 0 death(s) | 1 state tests | 106 commercial tests
Nationwide, positive COVID-19 cases total 1.47 million with 260,000 recovered and 88,237 deaths. In the U.S., 10.7 million have been tested according to data by the COVID Tracking Project. Our nation’s population is 328 million.
Global positive cases total 4.59 million with 1.66 million recovered and 309,000 deaths. The world population is estimated at 7.8 billion.

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