845 New COVID-19 Cases Reported Monday By La. Department Of Health

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The Louisiana Department of Health reported an additional 845 cases of COVID-19 Monday, bringing the statewide total to 57,081 since the beginning of the pandemic.

State health officials said 96% of the latest cases came from community spread and that the statewide positivity rate had risen to 9.9%. The federal benchmark is 10%.

LDH added that, as of Sunday, 42,225 are presumed recovered from the coronavirus.

737 are hospitalized due to COVID-19 in Louisiana, with 79 of those on ventilators.

The death toll stands at 3,091.

More detailed information is available on LDH's online COVID-19 dashboard.

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