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COVID-19 in SWLA: Dec. 8, 2021

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Published: Dec. 8, 2021 at 1:24 PM CST
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Lake Charles, LA (KPLC) - The Louisiana Department of Health releases COVID updates at noon, Monday through Friday.

According to the LDH, those not fully vaccinated account for 80% of cases from Nov. 25 to Dec. 1 and 87% of deaths from Nov. 25 to Dec. 1.

The LDH updated vaccination data on Dec. 6.

Click HERE if unable to see the state dashboard.

COVID-19 IN LOUISIANA

· 733 new cases.

· 17 new deaths.

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

· 83% of current COVID hospitalizations are those not fully vaccinated.

· 48.92 percent of population vaccinated.

COVID-19 IN REGION 5

· 46 new cases.

· 0 new deaths (1 new death in Vernon, part of Region 6).

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

· 36.92 percent of population vaccinated.

CALCASIEU (REGION 5)

· 38 new cases.

· 0 new deaths.

· 39.01 percent of population vaccinated.

ALLEN (REGION 5)

· 1 new case.

· 0 new deaths.

· 28.29 percent of population vaccinated.

BEAUREGARD (REGION 5)

· 3 new cases.

· 0 new deaths.

· 31.34 percent of population vaccinated.

CAMERON (REGION 5)

· 1 new case.

· 0 new deaths.

· 31.93 percent of population vaccinated.

JEFF DAVIS (REGION 5)

· 3 new cases.

· 0 new deaths.

· 38.28 percent of population vaccinated.

VERNON (REGION 6)

· 11 new cases.

· 1 new death.

· 31.76 percent of population vaccinated.

FCI OAKDALE II

· 0 active cases among inmates.

· 1 active case among staff members.

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