COVID-19 in SWLA: April 23, 2021

COVID-19 in SWLA: April 23, 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

· 544 new cases.

· 12 new deaths.

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

COVID-19 IN REGION 5

· 35 new cases.

· 3 new deaths.

· 36 patients hospitalized (2 fewer than previous update).

CALCASIEU (REGION 5)

· 29 new cases.

· 3 new deaths.

ALLEN (REGION 5)

· 0 new cases.

· 0 new deaths.

BEAUREGARD (REGION 5)

· 7 new cases.

· 0 new deaths.

CAMERON (REGION 5)

· 0 new cases (1 duplicate removed).

· 0 new deaths.

JEFF DAVIS (REGION 5)

· 0 new cases.

· 0 new deaths.

VERNON (REGION 6)

· 4 new cases.

· 0 new deaths.

OAKDALE FCC

· 20 active cases among inmates.

· 1 active case among staff members.

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