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COVID-19 in SWLA: Dec. 23, 2021

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Published: Dec. 23, 2021 at 12:09 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 69% of cases from Dec. 9 to Dec. 15 and 82% of deaths from Dec. 9 to Dec. 15.

The LDH updated vaccination data on Dec. 23.

Click HERE if unable to see the state dashboard.

COVID-19 IN LOUISIANA

· 2,835 new cases.

· 8 new deaths.

· 306 patients hospitalized (34 more than previous update).

· 85% of current COVID hospitalizations are those not fully vaccinated.

· 49.78 percent of population vaccinated.

COVID-19 IN REGION 5

· 87 new cases.

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

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

· 37.54 percent of population vaccinated.

CALCASIEU (REGION 5)

· 76 new cases.

· 0 new deaths.

· 39.66 percent of population vaccinated.

ALLEN (REGION 5)

· 0 new cases.

· 0 new deaths.

· 28.71 percent of population vaccinated.

BEAUREGARD (REGION 5)

· 7 new cases.

· 0 new deaths.

· 31.98 percent of population vaccinated.

CAMERON (REGION 5)

· 2 new cases.

· 0 new deaths.

· 32.31 percent of population vaccinated.

JEFF DAVIS (REGION 5)

· 2 new cases.

· 0 new deaths.

· 38.93 percent of population vaccinated.

VERNON (REGION 6)

· 4 new cases.

· 0 new deaths.

· 32.47 percent of population vaccinated.

FCI OAKDALE

· 0 active cases among inmates.

· 3 active cases among staff members.

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