State officials confirm three more H1N1 related deaths

LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) - State officials confirmed on Monday that three more deaths in our state can be blamed on the H1N1 virus.

The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals estimates more than 177,000 Louisiana residents have had the virus, or have it right now.

The state has asked for more than 500,000 doses of the vaccine. As of last Wednesday, more than half of that had arrived.

More than 56,000 doses have been administered so far.

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