ICU occupancy rates, Dec. 6


Total ICU beds: 1,711

Number occupied: 1,286

Number open: 425

Percent occupied: 75.2 percent, down 2.9 percent

Region 1 (Jefferson, Orleans, Plaquemines, St. Bernard)

Total ICU beds: 490

Number occupied: 342

Number open: 148

Percent occupied: 69.8 percent, down 5.6 percent

Region 2 (Ascension, East Baton Rouge, East Feliciana, Iberville, Pointe Coupee, West Baton Rouge, West Feliciana)

Total ICU beds: 249

Number occupied: 164

Number open: 85

Percent occupied: 65.9 percent, down 7.9 percent

Region 3 (Assumption, Lafourche, St. Charles, St. James, St. John, St. Mary, Terrebonne)

Total ICU beds: 90

Number occupied: 67

Number open: 23

Percent occupied: 74.4 percent, unchanged

Region 4 (Acadia, Evangeline, Iberia, Lafayette, St. Landry, St. Martin, Vermilion)

Total ICU beds: 154

Number occupied: 139

Number open: 15

Percent occupied: 90.3 percent, unchanged

Region 5 (Allen, Beauregard, Calcasieu, Cameron, Jefferson Davis)

Total ICU beds: 70

Number occupied: 58

Number open: 12

Percent occupied: 82.9 percent, down 0.9 percent

Region 6 (Avoyelles, Catahoula, Concordia, Grant, LaSalle, Rapides, Vernon, Winn)

Total ICU beds: 135

Number occupied: 82

Number open: 53

Percent occupied: 60.7 percent, unchanged

Region 7 (Bienville, Bossier, Caddo, Claiborne, DeSoto, Natchitoches, Red River, Sabine, Webster)

Total ICU beds: 243

Number occupied: 207

Number open: 36

Percent occupied: 85.2 percent, up 10 percent

Region 8 (Caldwell, East Carroll, Franklin, Jackson, Lincoln, Madison, Morehouse, Ouachita, Richland, Tensas, Union, West Carroll)

Total ICU beds: 126

Number occupied: 103

Number open: 23

Percent occupied: 81.7 percent, up 0.1 percent

Region 9 (Livingston, St. Helena, St. Tammany, Tangipahoa, Washington)

Total ICU beds: 154

Number occupied: 124

Number open: 30

Percent occupied: 80.5 percent, down 0.2 percent


Dwayne Fatherree is the community editor for The Daily Iberian. He can be reached at

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