COVID-19 in SWLA: Jan. 17, 2021

COVID-19 in SWLA: Jan. 17, 2021
UPDATE: COVID-19 latest in Southwest Louisiana

LAKE CHARLES, La. (KPLC) - The Louisiana Department of Health updates COVID-19 numbers every day, except Saturday.

New deaths reported today reflect deaths reported to LDH since January 14, 2021.

Click HERE to see the state dashboard.

COVID-19 IN LOUISIANA

· 4,122 new cases.

· 123 new deaths.

· 1,930 patients hospitalized (71 fewer than previous day).

COVID-19 IN REGION 5

· 259 new cases.

· 8 new deaths.

· 101 hospitalizations (same as previous update).

CALCASIEU (REGION 5)

· 207 new cases.

· 5 new deaths.

ALLEN (REGION 5)

· 19 new cases.

· 1 new death.

BEAUREGARD (REGION 5)

· 13 new cases.

· 0 new deaths.

CAMERON (REGION 5)

· 6 new cases.

· 0 new deaths.

JEFF DAVIS (REGION 5)

· 14 new cases.

· 2 new deaths.

VERNON (REGION 6)

· 31 new cases.

· 1 new death.

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