Reporting issue leads to low coronavirus numbers today

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The Louisiana Department of Health today says it appears lab results on the latest batch of coronavirus tests are incomplete.  As such, they're reporting just 562 new cases today. That's barely a third of the 1,500 new cases reported Friday. The total case count increases to 131,961.

The state reported 24 more deaths, bringing the total to 4,169.

Hospitalizations are down one, at 1,382.

The Louisiana Department of Health says technical staff is investigating the reporting issue.