COVID-19 in SWLA: March 17, 2021

COVID-19 in SWLA: March 17, 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

· 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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