Coronavirus count up 440 today, hospitalizations jump

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The Louisiana Department of Health today estimates another 4,070 coronavirus recoveries this week. 149,640 presumed recoveries leaves the state with an estimated 7,780 active cases. That's 350 fewer than last week.

The state today reports 440  new cases of coronavirus, pushing the state's total to 162,645.

Hospitalizations are up 21 today, increasing to 592.

The state reports seven more deaths as of today. There are 5,225 confirmed deaths from COVID-19.