Area COVID hospitalizations drop slightly, three more deaths reported in Calcasieu

Area COVID hospitalizations drop slightly, three more deaths reported in Calcasieu
COVID-19 (Source: WAVE 3 News)

LAKE CHARLES, La. (KPLC) - Hospitalizations from COVID-19 in Southwest Louisiana dropped slightly Tuesday.

There are 104 patients hospitalized with COVID-19 in Region 5, down from 111 on Monday, according to the latest numbers released by the state. Region 5 includes Allen, Beauregard, Calcasieu, Cameron, and Jeff Davis parishes.

There were three new confirmed deaths reported in Region 5 - all of those in Calcasieu Parish.

There were also 227 new cases reported Tuesday, but the state Department of Health said that number included data that should have been reported Sunday and Monday, but wasn’t due to a processing error.

Statewide, there were 5,326 new cases and 35 new deaths reported.

COVID-19 IN SWLA

REGION 5

· 227 new confirmed cases

· 3 new confirmed death

· 13 probable deaths

CALCASIEU PARISH

· 159 new confirmed cases

· 3 new confirmed deaths

· 7 probable deaths

ALLEN PARISH

· 8 new confirmed cases

· 0 new confirmed deaths

· 0 probable deaths

BEAUREGARD PARISH

· 22 new confirmed cases

· 0 new confirmed deaths

· 4 probable deaths

CAMERON PARISH

· 6 new confirmed cases

· 0 new confirmed deaths

· 0 probable deaths

JEFF DAVIS

· 32 new confirmed cases

· 0 new confirmed death

· 2 probable deaths

VERNON PARISH (IN REGION 6)

· 2 new confirmed cases

· 2 new confirmed death

· 3 probable deaths

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