Spike: 5300+ new cases

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A staggering number of 5,326 new COVID on 57,646 new tests.

Officials announced the high number includes reports from the past three days.

The Louisiana Department of Health today announced cases and hospitalizations keep climbing in the state with another 39 hospitalizations, with 1,280 COVID patients now.

Also, there were 35 more COVID deaths reports, bring the total in Louisiana to 6,455.