COVID-19 in SWLA: March 16, 2021

COVID-19 in SWLA: March 16, 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

· 974 new cases.

· 22 new deaths.

· 453 patients hospitalized (2 fewer than previous update).

COVID-19 IN REGION 5

· 181 new cases.

· 1 new death.

· 59 hospitalizations (5 fewer than previous update).

CALCASIEU (REGION 5)

· 157 new cases.

· 1 new death.

ALLEN (REGION 5)

· 0 new cases (4 duplicates removed).

· 0 new deaths.

BEAUREGARD (REGION 5)

· 11 new cases.

· 0 new deaths.

CAMERON (REGION 5)

· 3 new cases.

· 0 new deaths.

JEFF DAVIS (REGION 5)

· 14 new cases.

· 0 new deaths.

VERNON (REGION 6)

· 1 new case.

· 0 new deaths.

OAKDALE FCC

· 4 active cases among inmates.

· 41 active cases among staff members.

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