BATON ROUGE, La. - The Louisiana Department of Health reported Friday 1,937 new COVID-19 cases and 41 new deaths. Confirmed cases stand at 334,973 and 7,964 deaths since the beginning of the pandemic in March.
The health department reported 1,747 patients in the hospital being treated for COVID-19 and 216 were on ventilators.
As of Jan. 18, 320,025 patients have recovered.