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More coronavirus cases, deaths reported in Louisiana

(Associated Press)
Published: Jan. 9, 2021 at 10:56 AM CST
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BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana health officials said just over 100 more people have died from the coronavirus in Louisiana, marking the state’s second highest total reported in a single day.

The Louisiana Department of Health, in its update Friday, reported 105 more confirmed deaths, bringing the confirmed total to 7,411. The only day with a higher total is April 14, when 129 deaths were reported.

In addition, the state reported 3,372 confirmed coronavirus cases while the number of hospitalizations increased by 36 to 2,069..