COVID-19 in SWLA: April 16, 2021

COVID-19 in SWLA: April 16, 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

· 523 new cases.

· 9 new deaths.

· 317 patients hospitalized (21 fewer than previous update).

COVID-19 IN REGION 5

· 57 new cases.

· 1 new death.

· 46 hospitalizations (2 more than previous update).

CALCASIEU (REGION 5)

· 45 new cases.

· 1 new death.

ALLEN (REGION 5)

· 6 new cases.

· 0 new deaths.

BEAUREGARD (REGION 5)

· 2 new cases.

· 0 new deaths.

CAMERON (REGION 5)

· 0 new cases.

· 0 new deaths.

JEFF DAVIS (REGION 5)

· 4 new cases.

· 0 new deaths.

VERNON (REGION 6)

· 18 new cases.

· 0 new deaths.

OAKDALE FCC

· 26 active cases among inmates.

· 1 active case among staff members.

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