Coronavirus hospitalizations continue to climb

The Louisiana Department of Health reports 66,327 total cases of coronavirus today, up 1,101 since yesterday. 

Hospitalizations are up for the eleventh straight day. The health department reports 38 more hospitalizations for a total of 964. And the number of those patients on ventilators has also increased, up four to 109. Both hospitalizations and ventilator use are at levels not seen since the week before Memorial Day.

Deaths increased eight to 3,188.