State officials report that eight of the last nine days, the number of hospitalized coronavirus patients in Louisiana declined.
Today the number fall from 847 to 831.
It had gone up yesterday, bucking the trend.
Meanwhile the number of deaths in the state increased by just eleven today to a total of 2,596.
The increase in new positive test results was 245, for 38,054 all together.
Cases and deaths show a continued flattening curve.