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COVID-19 in SWLA: March 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.
Published: Mar. 17, 2021 at 1:20 PM CDT
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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.

COVID-19 IN LOUISIANA

· 447 new cases.

· 30 new deaths.

· 446 patients hospitalized (7 fewer than previous update).

COVID-19 IN REGION 5

· 92 new cases.

· 2 new deaths.

· 61 hospitalizations (2 more than previous update).

CALCASIEU (REGION 5)

· 71 new cases.

· 2 new deaths.

ALLEN (REGION 5)

· 4 new cases.

· 0 new deaths.

BEAUREGARD (REGION 5)

· 14 new cases.

· 0 new deaths.

CAMERON (REGION 5)

· -2 new cases.

· 0 new deaths.

JEFF DAVIS (REGION 5)

· 5 new cases.

· 0 new deaths.

VERNON (REGION 6)

· -1 new cases.

· 0 new deaths.

OAKDALE FCC

· 4 active cases among inmates.

· 41 active cases among staff members.

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