As of noon, Tuesday, May 26, there are 38,054 confirmed COVID-19 cases as compared to 37,809 the day before, according to the Louisiana Department of Health (LDH). Additionally, there are 28,700 presumed recovered and, 2,596 reported deaths. To date, 341,026 residents have been tested. Louisiana’s estimated population is 4.6 million.
Natchitoches Parish positive cases increased to 155 , a jump of three from yesterday’s 152. Deaths remain the same at 13, and 1,874 residents have been tested. The parish’s estimated population is 38,000.
Sabine Parish positive cases remain the same at 40 with no deaths with .1,003 residents tested. The parish’s estimated population is 24,000.
Vernon Parish positive cases also remain the same at 24 with three deaths. A total of 875 residents have been tested. The parish’s estimated population is 47,000.
Nationwide totals are 1.72 million positive cases with 361, 000 recovered and 100,000 deaths. According to the COVID Tracking Project 14.9 million people in the US have been tested for the virus The U.S. estimated population is 328 million.
Globally, there are 5.56 million positive cases with 2.27 million recovered and 349, 000 deaths. The world estimated population 7.7 billion.