Confirmed COVID-19 cases Saturday at nearly 800 in Louisiana


BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana health officials Saturday reported 775 new confirmed coronavirus cases across the state. The Louisiana Department of Health report brings confirmed cases statement to nearly 39,580 and 2,680 related deaths. Compared to Friday’s numbers, department data shows there were 19 new deaths recorded. The latest numbers show 674 patients remain hospitalized, 84 of whom require a ventilator.