LDH: COVID Hospitalizations Rise To 1,221; Over 7,500 New Cases Reported

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The Louisiana Department of Health reported 7,592 new COVID-19 cases on Monday.

There is now 1,221 patients being treated for the coronavirus statewide, with 113 on ventilators.

State health officials and Gov. John Bel Edwards are encouraging residents to get one of the COVID-19 vaccines available. On that front, LDH reported an additional 45,902 doses were administered since last Thursday.

There were also 14 new deaths blamed on COVID-19.

More information is available on the Louisiana Department of Health's COVID-19 dashboard.

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