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Chief Medical Officer Dr. Andrew Olinde inside Baton Rouge General's Bluebonnet campus where elective surgical procedures are slated to begin in the hospital's "clean" area, which has not been affected by COVID-19, Thursday, April 23, 2020, in Baton Rouge, La.

Health officials are reporting 44 new positive cases of coronavirus in East Baton Rouge, bringing the parish total to 1,874 on Thursday.

In a daily noon update, the Louisiana Department of Health reports 28,001 COVID-19 cases across the state, up from 27,660 Wednesday.

The state is reporting the following numbers for East Baton Rouge:

Cases: 1,874

Deaths: 158, according to the EBR coroner

State lab tests: 527

Commercial tests: 8,419

Starting Friday, Texas is ending restrictions placed on travelers from Louisiana about a month ago aimed to stop the spread of COVID-19.

Travelers from Louisiana to Texas will no longer have to self-quarantine for 14 days, according to an executive order signed by Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Monday. Texas' own stay-at-home order is expiring Thursday and businesses will reopen in phases starting Friday.

The Louisiana Department of Health releases updated coronavirus data every day at noon here.

NOTE: TABS AT BOTTOM OF MAP CAN BE USED TO NAVIGATE SUBSETS OF STATEWIDE AND LOCAL INFORMATION, SUCH AS PARISH-BY-PARISH TOTALS, VENTILATOR USE, AGE GROUPS AND MORE.

See our coronavirus tracking map for Louisiana here.