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COVID-19 in SWLA: Jan. 7, 2022

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Published: Jan. 7, 2022 at 1:56 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 66% of cases from Dec. 23 to Dec. 29 and 74% of deaths from Dec. 23 to Dec. 29.

Vaccination data consist of the latest update from the LDH

Click HERE if unable to see the state dashboard.

COVID-19 IN LOUISIANA

· 14,802 new cases.

· 16 new deaths.

· 1,521 patients hospitalized (109 more than previous update).

· 78% of current COVID hospitalizations are those not fully vaccinated.

· 50.30 percent of population vaccinated.

COVID-19 IN REGION 5

· 655 new cases.

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

· 75 patients hospitalized (15 more than previous update).

· 37.94 percent of population vaccinated.

CALCASIEU (REGION 5)

· 501 new cases.

· 1 new death.

· 40.08 percent of population vaccinated.

ALLEN (REGION 5)

· 29 new cases.

· 0 new deaths.

· 29 percent of population vaccinated.

BEAUREGARD (REGION 5)

· 55 new cases.

· 0 new deaths.

· 32.36 percent of population vaccinated.

CAMERON (REGION 5)

· 12 new cases.

· 0 new deaths.

· 32.53 percent of population vaccinated.

JEFF DAVIS (REGION 5)

· 58 new cases.

· 0 new deaths.

· 39.36 percent of population vaccinated.

VERNON (REGION 6)

· 67 new cases.

· 0 new deaths.

· 32.9 percent of population vaccinated.

FCI OAKDALE

· 13 active cases among inmates.

· 8 active cases among staff members.

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