COVID-19 in SWLA: March 23, 2021

COVID-19 in SWLA: March 23, 2021
UPDATE: COVID-19 latest in Southwest Louisiana

LAKE CHARLES, La. (KPLC) - The Louisiana Department of Health updates COVID-19 numbers each weekday.

Weekend numbers are included in Monday’s report.

Click HERE to see the state dashboard.

COVID-19 IN LOUISIANA

· 709 new cases.

· 7 new deaths.

· 404 patients hospitalized (1 more than previous update).

COVID-19 IN REGION 5

· 127 new cases.

· 1 new death.

· 66 hospitalizations (no change from previous update).

CALCASIEU (REGION 5)

· 88 new cases.

· 1 new death.

ALLEN (REGION 5)

· 9 new cases.

· 0 new deaths.

BEAUREGARD (REGION 5)

· 14 new cases.

· 0 new deaths.

CAMERON (REGION 5)

· 3 new cases.

· 0 new deaths.

JEFF DAVIS (REGION 5)

· 13 new cases.

· 0 new deaths.

VERNON (REGION 6)

· 6 new cases.

· 0 new deaths.

OAKDALE FCC

· 4 active cases among inmates.

· 42 active cases among staff members.

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