As of May 11, the number of total coronavirus cases reported in Louisiana increased by 634 and there have been 13 new deaths, according to the Louisiana Department of Health.
Of these cases, 478 are confirmed cases and 156 are probable cases.
The total number of cases reported to the state as of Tuesday is 463,517. The current total death count is 10,451.
The collection dates for most of these cases (97%) fall between May 3 and May 10, 2021. 99% of the cases reported to the state today were community spread. 1% of the cases reported to the state today were in congregate settings.
LDH is reporting an additional 45,897 COVID-19 vaccinations administered since the last update. The state has now administered 2,796,183 doses, including 1,349,231 completed two-dose series. The data will be updated every Monday and Thursday. In LDH Region 4, which includes Acadiana, 171,205 vaccine series have been initiated and 149,531 (24.67% of the population) have been completed.
On Mondays, LDH usually releases the week’s list of providers across the state that would have COVID vaccines available for those within the current priority. On Monday, March 29, all Louisiana residents 16 and older became eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine.
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Since Monday, 16,550 new tests have been reported to the state, bringing the total number of tests to 7,170,168. Of the tests reported today, 14,359 were PCR tests and 2,191 were antigen tests.
LDH reports that 320 patients were hospitalized across the state (down 4 from Monday), and 31 of those patients were on ventilators (down 3 from Monday).
Across Acadiana, there were 215 new cases and 2 new deaths reported since Monday.