The Louisiana Department of Health reported 1,143 more confirmed coronavirus cases and 19 more confirmed deaths in its noon update Monday.
“On 2/8/21 LDH is reporting two-day totals for cases and tests,” the Louisiana Department of Health wrote on its dashboard. “The previously reported server issue has been corrected.”
The number of hospitalizations decreased by 22, and the number of patients in need of ventilators increased by six.
There are also 54,994 total “probable” coronavirus cases in Louisiana, according to the agency’s dashboard.
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