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Tuesday, February 2: Number of coronavirus cases, deaths in Louisiana

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Updated: Feb. 2, 2021 at 11:53 AM CST
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BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - As of Tuesday, February 2, the Louisiana Department of Health reported the following coronavirus cases for the state:

  • 404,194 total cases - 2,580 new cases
  • 8,953 total deaths - 41 new deaths
  • 1,440 patients in hospitals - increase of 37 patients
  • 189 patients on ventilators - no change
  • 344,321 patients recovered - no change

“Because of the daily removal of newly identified duplicates and out of state cases, the new case increase may not match the difference between today’s and yesterday’s total case count,” LDH says.

LOUISIANA VACCINE INFORMATION (Updated on Tuesdays and Thursdays)

As of Tuesday, Feb. 2:

Current Phase of Distribution - Phase 1B, Tier 1

Vaccine Series Initiated - 384,047

Total Doses Administered - 487,705

Providers Enrolled - 1,956

Completed Vaccine Series - 103,658

Vaccine Doses Administered since previous update - 90,334

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