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COVID-19 in SWLA: May 24, 2021

Regional Medical Director, Dr. Lacey Cavanaugh explains the percent positivity rate for Region...
Regional Medical Director, Dr. Lacey Cavanaugh explains the percent positivity rate for Region Five.
Published: May. 24, 2021 at 12:17 PM CDT
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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

· 577 new cases.

· 13 new deaths.

· 271 patients hospitalized (23 fewer than previous update).

COVID-19 IN REGION 5

· 32 new cases.

· 0 new deaths.

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

CALCASIEU (REGION 5)

· 33 new cases.

· 0 new deaths.

ALLEN (REGION 5)

· 0 new cases (9 removed).

· 0 new deaths.

BEAUREGARD (REGION 5)

· 5 new cases.

· 0 new deaths.

CAMERON (REGION 5)

· 0 new cases (2 removed).

· 0 new deaths.

JEFF DAVIS (REGION 5)

· 5 new cases.

· 0 new deaths.

VERNON (REGION 6)

· 12 new cases.

· 0 new deaths.

OAKDALE FCC

· 4 active cases among inmates.

· 1 active case among staff members.

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