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COVID-19 in SWLA: Oct. 22, 2021

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Published: Oct. 22, 2021 at 2:54 PM CDT
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Lake Charles, LA (KPLC) - The Louisiana Department of Health releases COVID updates at noon, Monday through Friday.

The LDH updated vaccination data on Oct. 21.

Click HERE if unable to see the state dashboard.

COVID-19 IN LOUISIANA

· 681 new cases.

· 16 new deaths.

· 342 patients hospitalized (12 fewer than previous update).

· 89% of current COVID hospitalizations are those not fully vaccinated.

· 47 percent of population vaccinated.

COVID-19 IN REGION 5

· 58 new cases.

· 0 new deaths (0 new deaths in Vernon, part of Region 6).

· 28 patients hospitalized (1 more than previous update).

· 35 percent of population vaccinated.

CALCASIEU (REGION 5)

· 41 new cases.

· 0 new deaths.

· 37 percent of population vaccinated.

ALLEN (REGION 5)

· 8 new cases.

· 0 new deaths.

· 27 percent of population vaccinated.

BEAUREGARD (REGION 5)

· 7 new cases.

· 0 new deaths.

· 30 percent of population vaccinated.

CAMERON (REGION 5)

· 2 new cases.

· 0 new deaths.

· 31 percent of population vaccinated.

JEFF DAVIS (REGION 5)

· 0 new cases.

· 0 new deaths.

· 37 percent of population vaccinated.

VERNON (REGION 6)

· 11 new cases.

· 0 new deaths.

· 29 percent of population vaccinated.

OAKDALE FCC

· 11 active cases among inmates.

· 35 active cases among staff members.

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