COVID-19 in SWLA: March 8, 2021

COVID-19 in SWLA: March 8, 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

· 515 new cases.

· 10 new deaths.

· 534 patients hospitalized (2 more than previous update).

COVID-19 IN REGION 5

· 71 new cases.

· 1 new death.

· 67 hospitalizations (4 more than previous update).

CALCASIEU (REGION 5)

· 60 new cases.

· 0 new deaths.

ALLEN (REGION 5)

· 4 new cases.

· 1 new death.

BEAUREGARD (REGION 5)

· 0 new cases.

· 0 new deaths.

CAMERON (REGION 5)

· 0 new cases.

· 0 new deaths.

JEFF DAVIS (REGION 5)

· 7 new cases.

· 0 new deaths.

VERNON (REGION 6)

· 6 new cases.

· 0 new deaths.

OAKDALE FCC

· 3 active cases among inmates.

· 40 active cases among staff members.

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