Three new confirmed COVID-19 deaths in SWLA

Three new confirmed COVID-19 deaths in SWLA
COVID-19. (Source: WBRC)

LAKE CHARLES, La. (KPLC) - Three new confirmed deaths from COVID-19 were reported in Region 5 Friday.

Region 5 includes Allen, Beauregard, Calcasieu, Cameron, and Jeff Davis parishes.

Two new deaths were reported in Calcasieu and one in Beauregard.

Statewide, 34 new confirmed deaths were reported.

The 4,296 new cases of COVID-19 reported in the state Friday included a backlog of 2,538 cases. The cases are from Sept. 12 through Nov. 18, including 1,038 cases from Halloween. Read more about the backlogged cases HERE.

While hospitalizations across the state continued on an upward trend, they held steady in Region 5, dropping by one to 67.

Statewide hospitalizations from the virus reached 972, a nearly 300-patient increase in eight days.

COVID-19 IN SWLA

REGION 5

· 214 new cases

· 3 new deaths

· 12 probable deaths

CALCASIEU PARISH

· 81 new cases

· 2 new deaths

· 6 probable deaths

ALLEN PARISH

· 56 new cases

· 0 confirmed deaths

· 0 probable deaths

BEAUREGARD PARISH

· 16 new cases

· 1 new deaths

· 4 probable deaths

CAMERON PARISH

· 1 new cases

· 0 new deaths

· 0 probable deaths

JEFF DAVIS

· 60 new cases

· 0 new deaths

· 2 probable deaths

VERNON PARISH (IN REGION 6)

· 47 new cases

· 1 new death

· 3 probable deaths

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