COVID-19 in SWLA: March 5, 2021

COVID-19 in SWLA: March 5, 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.

Click HERE to see the state dashboard.

COVID-19 IN LOUISIANA

· 504 new cases.

· 30 new deaths.

· 538 patients hospitalized (16 fewer than previous update).

· 77 patients on ventilators (3 more than previous update).

COVID-19 IN REGION 5

· 53 new cases.

· 5 new deaths.

· 48 hospitalizations (3 fewer than previous update).

CALCASIEU (REGION 5)

· 26 new cases.

· 3 new deaths.

ALLEN (REGION 5)

· 2 new cases.

· 0 new deaths.

BEAUREGARD (REGION 5)

· 13 new cases.

· 0 new deaths.

CAMERON (REGION 5)

· 5 new cases.

· 0 new deaths.

JEFF DAVIS (REGION 5)

· 7 new cases.

· 2 new deaths.

VERNON (REGION 6)

· -3 new cases.

· 0 new deaths.

OAKDALE FCC

· 7 active cases among inmates.

· 40 active cases among staff members.

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