COVID deaths reported in Calcasieu, Allen, Vernon parishes

COVID deaths reported in Calcasieu, Allen, Vernon parishes
COVID-19 in Southwest Louisiana. (Source: KPLC)

LAKE CHARLES, La. (KPLC) - Two more confirmed deaths from COVID-19 were reported in Calcasieu and one in Allen when the Louisiana Department of Health released updated numbers Tuesday.

An additional death was also reported in Vernon Parish.

Twenty-one confirmed COVID-19 deaths have been reported this month in Region 5, which includes Allen, Beauregard, Calcasieu, Cameron, and Jeff Davis parishes. Four COVID deaths have been reported this month in Vernon, which is in Region 6.

The state reported 95 COVID-19 hospitalizations in Region 5, which was a six-patient increase but continued a trend of the region staying around the 90s this month.

Statewide, COVID hospitalizations rose by 70 to 1,597, the highest number since July. There were 2,617 new cases and 50 new deaths (42 confirmed, 8 probable).

COVID-19 IN REGION 5

· 82 new confirmed cases.

· 22 new probable cases.

· 3 new confirmed deaths.

· 1 new probable death.

CALCASIEU

· 24 new confirmed cases.

· 15 new probable cases.

· 2 new confirmed deaths.

· 0 new probable deaths.

ALLEN

· 30 new confirmed cases.

· 4 new probable cases.

· 1 new confirmed deaths.

· 0 probable deaths.

BEAUREGARD

· 9 new confirmed cases.

· 1 new probable case.

· 0 new confirmed deaths.

· 0 new probable deaths.

CAMERON

· 10 new confirmed cases.

· 1 new probable case.

· 0 new confirmed deaths.

· 0 probable deaths.

JEFF DAVIS

· 9 new confirmed cases.

· 1 new probable case.

· 0 new confirmed deaths.

· 1 new probable death.

VERNON (REGION 6)

· 9 new confirmed cases.

· 4 new probable cases.

· 1 new confirmed deaths.

· 0 new probable deaths.

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