COVID-19 in SWLA: April 8, 2021

COVID-19 in SWLA: April 8, 2021
UPDATE: COVID-19 latest in Southwest Louisiana

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

Click HERE to see the state dashboard.

COVID-19 IN LOUISIANA

· 442 new cases.

· 15 new deaths.

· 301 patients hospitalized (same as previous update).

COVID-19 IN REGION 5

· 70 new cases.

· 4 new deaths.

· 48 hospitalizations (6 fewer than previous update).

CALCASIEU (REGION 5)

· 52 new cases.

· 4 new deaths.

ALLEN (REGION 5)

· 0 new cases (3 duplicates removed).

· 0 new deaths.

BEAUREGARD (REGION 5)

· 10 new cases.

· 0 new deaths.

CAMERON (REGION 5)

· 7 new cases.

· 0 new deaths.

JEFF DAVIS (REGION 5)

· 4 new cases.

· 0 new deaths.

VERNON (REGION 6)

· 1 new case.

· 0 new deaths.

OAKDALE FCC

· 47 active cases among inmates.

· 41 active cases among staff members.

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