COVID-19 Update for Monday, July 6
As of noon Monday, July 6, there are a total of 66,327 reported cases of COVID-19 in the state of Louisiana since the start of the pandemic, according to the Louisiana Department of Health website. Louisiana had its first confirmed case on March 9.
The positive cases by age group are 9,034 in the 70 and over age group, 8,191 0 in the 60-69 age group, 10,134 in the 50 -59 age group, 10,226 in the 40 to 49 age group, 10,798 in the 30-39 age group, 13, 852 in the 18-29 age group, and 3,938 in the under 18 age group.
Additionally, 813,645 residents have been tested and 43,026 are presumed recovered as of June 30. A person is presumed recovered if it has been 14 days a since that person tested positive and that person has been released from the hospital, orit has been more than 21 days since a positive result and hospital status is unknown. Currently, statewide 964 folks are hospitalized with 109 of those on ventilators.
The state death toll is 3,188 with 2,167 of those in the 70 and over age group, 566 in the 60-69 age group, 275 in the 50-59 age group, 110 in the 40-49 age group, 56 in the 30-39 age group, 11 in the 18-29 age group, and three under the age of 18.
Natchitoches Parish positive cases total 330 with 14 reported deaths and 4,999 residents tested.
Sabine Parish positive case total 99 with one death 3,131residents tested.
Vernon Parish positive cases total 187 with eight deaths and4,498 residents tested.
In the United Sates, there are 2.9 million confirmed cases with 879,000 presumes recovered and 132,000 deaths. According to the COVID tracking project, 65.5 million Americans have been tested.
Worldwide, there are 11.5 million cases with 6.2 million presumed recovered and 535,000 deaths.