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COVID-19 in SWLA: Feb. 17, 2021

Regional Medical Director, Dr. Lacey Cavanaugh explains the percent positivity rate for Region...
Regional Medical Director, Dr. Lacey Cavanaugh explains the percent positivity rate for Region Five.
Updated: Feb. 17, 2021 at 1:46 PM CST
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LAKE CHARLES, La. (KPLC) - The Louisiana Department of Health updates COVID-19 numbers every day, except Saturday.

Click HERE to see the state dashboard.

All cases and deaths for Region 5 and Vernon are updates combining Feb. 15 and 16.

COVID-19 IN LOUISIANA

· 605 new cases.

· 66 new deaths.

· 849 patients hospitalized (same as previous update).

COVID-19 IN REGION 5

· 8 new cases.

· 9 new deaths.

· 55 hospitalizations (same as numbers from Feb. 15).

CALCASIEU (REGION 5)

· -7 new cases.

· 5 new deaths.

ALLEN (REGION 5)

· 2 new cases.

· 2 new deaths.

BEAUREGARD (REGION 5)

· -11 new cases.

· 2 new deaths.

CAMERON (REGION 5)

· 10 new cases.

· 0 new deaths.

JEFF DAVIS (REGION 5)

· 14 new cases.

· 0 new deaths.

VERNON (REGION 6)

· 6 new cases.

· 2 new deaths.

OAKDALE FCC

· 15 active cases among inmates.

· 40 active cases among staff members.

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