BATON ROUGE, La. - The Louisiana Department of Health reported Tuesday 685 new coronavirus cases and 6 new deaths.
Confirmed cases stand at 176,681 and 5,572 deaths since the beginning of the pandemic in March.
The health department reports 586 Louisianans are hospitalized and 62 of those patients are on ventilators.
As of Oct. 12, 161,792 patients have recovered.