The Louisiana Department of Health reported 1,052 #COVID19 cases reported to the state yesterday. 432 of those reported cases were attributed to a backlog of cases with collection dates ranging from June to September. The cases will be attributed to those dates on the Department’s dashboard. 98% of the cases reported to the state were community spread. 2% of the cases reported to the state were in congregate settings. People aged 29 and under represent 39% of these cases. 27% are individuals between 18-29. There were 9 deaths reported to the state bringing the current total death count to 5,411. 552 patients with COVID are in hospitals with 78 of them on vents.