As of noon, Friday, June 5, there are 41,989 confirmed COVID-19 cases in the state according to the Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) and 420,785 residents tested.
Additionally, there are 31,728 presumed recovered and 2,801 reported deaths in the state. 604 COVID-19 patients are hospitalized with 75 of those are on ventilators.
Natchitoches Parish positive cases total 173 with 2,192 tested and 13 deaths.
Sabine Parish positive cases total 50 with 1,266 tested and no deaths.
Vernon Parish positive cases total 31 with 1,556 residents tested and three deaths.
Nationwide totals are 1.92 million positive cases with 439,000 presumed recovered and 110,000 deaths. According to the COVID Tracking Project 18.68 million people in the U.S. have been tested for the virus.
Globally, there are 6.42 million positive cases with 383,000 deaths.