COVID-19 in SWLA: March 19, 2021

COVID-19 in SWLA: March 19, 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.

LDH: Due to a technical issue some lab data were not processed in time for reporting on 3/19. These data will be included in the 3/22 update.

Click HERE to see the state dashboard.

COVID-19 IN LOUISIANA

· 203 new cases.

· 14 new deaths.

· 399 patients hospitalized (15 fewer than previous update).

COVID-19 IN REGION 5

· 32 new cases.

· 0 new deaths.

· 57 hospitalizations (1 more than previous update).

CALCASIEU (REGION 5)

· 35 new cases.

· 0 new deaths.

ALLEN (REGION 5)

· 3 new cases.

· 0 new deaths.

BEAUREGARD (REGION 5)

· 1 new case.

· 0 new deaths.

CAMERON (REGION 5)

· 0 new cases (2 duplicates removed).

· 0 new deaths.

JEFF DAVIS (REGION 5)

· 0 new cases (5 duplicates removed).

· 0 new deaths.

VERNON (REGION 6)

· 8 new cases.

· 1 new death.

OAKDALE FCC

· 3 active cases among inmates.

· 41 active cases among staff members.

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