LDH reports an additional 1,500 new cases of COVID-19, 61 new deaths

LDH reports an additional 1,500 new cases of COVID-19, 61 new deaths
Governor John Bel Edwards will be issuing a new executive order to keep the state in Phase Two of the White House’s guidelines for reopening for another 21 days until Aug. 28. (Source: WVUE FOX 8)

NEW ORLEANS, La. (WVUE) - COMPLETE CORONAVIRUS COVERAGE

The Louisiana Dept. of Health is reporting more than 128,000 cases of Coronavirus in the state.

As of Friday, August 7, the Louisiana Department of Health reported the following cases for the state:

  • 128,746 positive cases - increase of 1,500 cases
  • 4,089 deaths - 61 new deaths
  • 1,457 patients in the hospital - decrease of 51 patients
  • 207 patients on ventilators - decrease of 8 patients
  • 89,083 patients recovered

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