The latest number of coronavirus infections has increased by 2,167. That is the third highest number of cases since the beginning of the pandemic.
Another 23 people have succumb to the disease, bringing the total 3,295.
A total of 65 new hospitalizations have been reported moving the number up to 1,182.
Governor John Bel Edwards will make comments on the latest numbers at a special address this afternoon at 2:30.