BATON ROUGE – On Saturday, health officials reported 115 new coronavirus cases bringing the statewide total to 37,040 confirmed cases.

State officials have reported 2,560 total deaths statewide, an increase of 15 since Friday. The daily number of patients hospitalized has steadily decreased in recent days, down to 836 as of Friday.

According to the state, a total of 26,249 people have recovered from the virus.

The state entered the first phase of reopening May 15. The governor’s new proclamation will allow most businesses to reopen statewide with limits on capacity. You can find more details on the order here.

The state releases updated number of COVID-19 patients in Louisiana at noon every day. Scroll to the data in the middle of the

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