COVID-19 in SWLA: February 23, 2022
COVID-19 in SWLA: February 23, 2022

COVID-19 in SWLA: February 23, 2022

Lake Charles, LA (KPLC) – The Louisiana Department of Health releases COVID updates at noon, Monday through Friday.

In a statement on the COVID-19 dashboard, LDH said: “In accordance with the CDC method, total and new reinfections are now included in the overall state-wide and new cases.”

Region and parish data now include reinfection data, according to LDH.

New reinfections are included in new cases.

According to the LDH, they did not account for fully vaccinated for 62% of cases from February 10 to February 16 and 53% of deaths from February 10 to February 16.

Vaccination data consists of the latest update from LDH.

According to LDH’s COVID-19 vaccination dashboard, Region 5 has completely vaccinated the lowest percentage of its 2018 population data.

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COVID-19 I LOUISIANA

· 961 new cases.

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

· 40 new deaths.

· 657 patients admitted (44 fewer than previous update).

· 68% of current COVID admissions are those that are not fully vaccinated.

· 51.82 percent of the population was vaccinated.

COVID-19 IN REGION 5

· 52 new cases.

· 9 new reinfections.

· 4 new deaths.

· 53 patients admitted (3 more than previous update).

· 39.1 percent of the population was vaccinated.

CALCASIEU (REGION 5)

· 35 new cases.

· 6 new reinfections

· 0 new deaths.

· 41.36 percent of the population vaccinated.

ALLEN (REGION 5)

· 7 new cases.

· 1 new reinfection.

· 0 new deaths.

· 29.98 percent of the population vaccinated.

BEAUREGARD (REGION 5)

· 5 new cases.

· 2 new reinfections.

· 0 new death: Dead.

· 33.21 percent of the population vaccinated.

CAMERON (REGION 5)

· 0 new cases.

· 0 new reinfections.

· 0 new deaths.

· 33.43 percent of the population vaccinated.

JEFF DAVIS (REGION 5)

· 5 new cases.

· 0 new reinfections.

· 4 new deaths.

· 40.28 percent of the population vaccinated.

VERNON (REGION 6)

· 1 new sag.

· 0 new reinfections.

· 0 new deaths.

· 33.91 percent of the population vaccinated.

FCI OAKDALE

· 326 active cases among inmates.

· 35 active cases among the employees.

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