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COVID-19 in SWLA: July 22, 2021

COVID-19 updates from the LDH.
COVID-19 updates from the LDH.(KY3)
Published: Jul. 22, 2021 at 1:28 PM CDT
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Lake Charles, LA (KPLC) - The Louisiana Department of Health updates COVID-19 numbers each weekday.

The LDH also updates vaccination numbers every Tuesday and Thursday. Percentages are rounded up or down when necessary.

Click HERE to see the state dashboard.

For the first time since February, the LDH is reporting more than 900 statewide hospitalizations.

COVID-19 IN LOUISIANA

· 2,843 new cases.

· 15 new deaths.

· 913 patients hospitalized (69 more than previous update).

· 36 percent of population vaccinated.

COVID-19 IN REGION 5

· 96 new cases.

· 3 new deaths.

· 40 patients hospitalized (3 more than previous update).

· 26 percent of population vaccinated.

CALCASIEU (REGION 5)

· 71 new cases.

· 1 new death.

· 28 percent of population vaccinated.

ALLEN (REGION 5)

· 8 new cases.

· 1 new death.

· 19 percent of population vaccinated.

BEAUREGARD (REGION 5)

· 9 new cases.

· 1 new death.

· 22 percent of population vaccinated.

CAMERON (REGION 5)

· 3 new cases.

· 0 new deaths.

· 23 percent of population vaccinated.

JEFF DAVIS (REGION 5)

· 5 new cases.

· 0 new deaths.

· 26 percent of population vaccinated.

VERNON (REGION 6)

· 25 new cases.

· 0 new deaths.

· 19 percent of population vaccinated.

OAKDALE FCC

· 0 active cases among inmates.

· 3 active case among staff members.

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