New Testing Site

Members of the Louisiana National Guard work at a COVID-19 testing site in Livingston Parish.

Louisiana confirmed 421 new COVID-19 cases and five COVID-19 deaths Wednesday, according to the Louisiana Department of Health.

Officials are also reporting an increase of 170 “probable” cases and one new “probable” death.

The number of COVID-19 hospitalizations fell by three overnight to 291 statewide. Ventilator usage remained at 30 statewide, figures show.

As of Wednesday, the state is reporting:

-- 406,017 confirmed COVID-19 cases

-- 75,450 “probable” cases

-- 9,717 confirmed COVID-19 deaths

-- 1,021 “probable” deaths

-- 7,750,521 COVID-19 tests

-- 3,233,856 COVID-19 vaccine doses administered; 1,602,754 series completed (updated every Monday and Thursday)

In Livingston Parish, officials confirmed 38 new COVID-19 cases and no new COVID-19 deaths Wednesday.

Officials also reported 21 new “probable” cases and no new “probable” deaths.

As of Wednesday, Livingston Parish is reporting:

-- 10,605 confirmed COVID-19 cases

-- 3,806 “probable” cases

-- 187 confirmed COVID-19 deaths

-- 26 “probable” deaths

-- 151,448 total COVID-19 tests

-- 38,025 initiated vaccine series; 34,999 completed vaccine series (updated every Monday and Thursday)

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