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The state confirmed 311 new COVID-19 cases and seven new deaths in its Friday report, according to the Louisiana Department of Health.

Officials also reported 170 new “probable” cases and seven new “probable” deaths.

COVID-19 hospitalizations rose slightly on Friday, increasing by one overnight to 200 statewide, where they have hovered for the last week. Meanwhile, the number of COVID-19 patients on mechanical ventilators rose by two to 33.

As of Friday, the state is reporting:

-- 609,105 confirmed COVID-19 cases

-- 158,225 “probable” cases

-- ​​12,854 confirmed COVID-19 deaths

-- 1,895 “probable” deaths

-- 11,395,995 total COVID-19 tests

-- 2,517,448 COVID-19 vaccine series started; 2,241,395 series completed; 4,605,082 vaccine doses administered (updated every Monday and Thursday)

In Livingston Parish, officials reported four new confirmed cases of COVID-19 and two new “probable” cases.

There were no new reported deaths from COVID-19 in the parish in the latest update.

As of Friday, Livingston Parish is reporting:

-- 17,008 confirmed COVID-19 cases

-- 7,695 “probable” cases

-- 307 confirmed COVID-19 deaths

-- 76 “probable” deaths

-- 233,689 total COVID-19 tests

-- ​​59,085 initiated vaccine series; 52,798 completed vaccine series (updated every Monday and Thursday)

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