Health

COVID-19 in SWLA: Sept. 28, 2021

Lake Charles, LA (KPLC) – According to the latest update from the Louisiana Department of Health, COVID-19 hospitalizations remain under 1,000 for the state.

COVID-19 hospitalizations in Region 5 saw a slight decrease of 78 to 77, according to the LDH.

The LDH is reporting that those not fully vaccinated account for 86% of COVID-19 cases from September 9 to September 15 and 81% of COVID-19 deaths from September 9 to September 15.

The Louisiana Department of Health releases COVID updates at noon, Monday through Friday.

The LDH updated vaccination data on September 27.

Click HERE if unable to see the state dashboard.

COVID-19 IN LOUISIANA

· 1,031 new cases.

· 54 new deaths.

· 989 patients hospitalized (5 more than previous update).

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

· 45 percent of population vaccinated.

COVID-19 IN REGION 5

· 104 new cases.

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

· 77 patients hospitalized (1 fewer than previous update).

· 34 percent of population vaccinated.

CALCASIEU (REGION 5)

· 77 new cases.

· 1 new death.

· 36 percent of population vaccinated.

ALLEN (REGION 5)

· 15 new cases.

· 0 new deaths.

· 25 percent of population vaccinated.

BEAUREGARD (REGION 5)

· 7 new cases.

· 0 new deaths.

· 28 percent of population vaccinated.

CAMERON (REGION 5)

· 1 new case.

· 0 new deaths.

· 30 percent of population vaccinated.

JEFF DAVIS (REGION 5)

· 4 new cases.

· 2 new deaths.

· 35 percent of population vaccinated.

VERNON (REGION 6)

· 14 new cases.

· 1 new death.

· 28 percent of population vaccinated.

OAKDALE FCC

· 2 active cases among inmates.

· 35 active cases among staff members.

Written by PLC Digital Team

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