The Monday update from the Louisiana Department of Health showed 845 new COVID cases, with almost all of them being from community spread rather than congregate settings. 46% of the newest cases are among people 29 years old or younger. 5 additional deaths bring that number to 3,091 residents who have died from the virus. 737 COVID patients are in hospitals with 79 on ventilators. Louisiana’s statewide 211 network is now answering calls about COVID-19 from Louisiana residents. Dial 211 or text LACOVID to 898-211 if you have questions.