Number of Covid hospitalizations continue to rise in local hospitals


BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – What a difference three days make, the three major local hospitals continue to see high Covid hospitalization numbers.

In three days, the number of unvaccinated Covid hospitalizations has increased by almost 40 and the number of vaccinated patients has gone down.

As of Tuesday at 9 a.m., this is where BRG, Ochsner and Our Lady of the Lake stand in terms of Covid hospitalizations.

Image courtesy of Our Lady of the Lake

Our Lady of the Lake Chief Medical Officer, Catherine O’Neal provided Our Lady of the Lake’s updated Covid patient numbers below and pleaded with the public to get vaccinated and wear your mask.

If you are interested in getting the COVID vaccine, the Louisiana Department of Health has you covered below:

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