COVID-19 in SWLA: April 19, 2021

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

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

On Monday, April 19, the state reported 1,413 new cases but said 379 of those were backlogged from as far back as May 2020.

Click HERE to see the state dashboard.

COVID-19 IN LOUISIANA

· 1,413 new cases (379 backlogged from as far back as May 2020).

· 11 new deaths.

· 337 patients hospitalized (20 more than previous update).

COVID-19 IN REGION 5

· 112 new cases.

· 1 new death.

· 41 patients hospitalized (4 fewer than previous update).

CALCASIEU (REGION 5)

· 77 new cases.

· 1 new death.

ALLEN (REGION 5)

· 22 new cases.

· 0 new deaths.

BEAUREGARD (REGION 5)

· 12 new cases.

· 0 new deaths.

CAMERON (REGION 5)

· 1 new case.

· 0 new deaths.

JEFF DAVIS (REGION 5)

· 0 new cases.

· 0 new deaths.

VERNON (REGION 6)

· 16 new cases.

· 0 new deaths.

OAKDALE FCC

· 26 active cases among inmates.

· 1 active case among staff members.

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