COVID-19 in SWLA: July 8, 2022

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Published: Jul. 8, 2022 at 2:21 PM CDT
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Lake Charles, LA (KPLC) - The Louisiana Department of Health releases COVID-19 updates at noon, Monday through Friday.

New reinfections are included in new case counts.

Today’s count includes numbers for July 2-4. The LDH did report numbers on July 4.

According to the LDH, those not fully vaccinated accounted for 59% of cases and 30% of deaths from June 23 to June 29.

Vaccination data consists of the latest update from the LDH.

Click HERE if unable to see the state dashboard.

COVID-19 IN LOUISIANA

· 2,814 new cases.

· 656 new reinfections (Per the LDH: Defined as a positive viral COVID-19 test in an individual with a previous positive test at least 90 days prior).

· 5 new deaths.

· 559 patients hospitalized (8 less than than previous update).

· 65% of current COVID hospitalizations are those not fully vaccinated.

· 53 percent of population vaccinated.

COVID-19 IN REGION 5

· 157 new cases.

· 39 new reinfections.

· 1 new death.

· 26 patients hospitalized (3 less than previous update).

· 40 percent of population vaccinated.

CALCASIEU (REGION 5)

· 102 new cases.

· 29 new reinfections.

· 1 new death.

· 43 percent of population vaccinated.

ALLEN (REGION 5)

· 13 new cases.

· 3 new reinfections.

· 0 new deaths.

· 31 percent of population vaccinated.

BEAUREGARD (REGION 5)

· 19 new cases.

· 2 new reinfections.

· 0 new deaths.

· 34 percent of population vaccinated.

CAMERON (REGION 5)

· 1 new case.

· 0 new reinfections.

· 0 new deaths.

· 34 percent of population vaccinated.

JEFF DAVIS (REGION 5)

· 22 new cases.

· 5 new reinfections.

· 0 new deaths.

· 41 percent of population vaccinated.

VERNON (REGION 6)

· 14 new cases.

· 4 new reinfections.

· 0 new deaths.

· 35 percent of population vaccinated.

FCI OAKDALE

· 1 active cases among inmates.

· 3 active cases among staff members.

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