The Louisiana Department of Health reported Tuesday that hospitalizations due to COVID-19 statewide had reached 3,012, the highest point since the pandemic began.
441 patients were on ventilators, an increase of 24 from Monday.
The majority of current hospitalizations are of those not fully vaccinated.
LDH also reported 3,691 new cases of the coronavirus with 122 additional deaths.
The total number of lives lost from COVID-19 in Louisiana stood at 11,706.