Louisiana Governor Edwards Coronavirus News Conference

Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards (D) held a briefing in Baton Rouge on the state’s response to the coronavirus pandemic. “The death rate in… read more

Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards (D) held a briefing in Baton Rouge on the state’s response to the coronavirus pandemic. “The death rate in Louisiana is higher than anywhere else in the country, but we are getting much closer to the norm,” said the governor, attributing the high mortality rate to more COVID-19 cases in the state than previously thought and because of the higher proportion of Louisianans who have underlying health conditions. Governor Edwards urged all Louisianans to comply with the stay-at-home order, saying it was the best tool available to slow the spread of the virus and manage hospital capacity. close

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Louisiana Governor Edwards Coronavirus News Conference

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Program ID:
470929-1
Category:
News Conference
Format:
News Conference
Location:
Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States
First Aired:
Apr 03, 2020 | 3:30pm EDT | C-SPAN.org
Last Aired:
Apr 04, 2020 | 12:20pm EDT | C-SPAN 1

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  • Apr 03, 2020 | 3:41pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 04, 2020 | 1:39am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 04, 2020 | 11:40am EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Apr 04, 2020 | 12:20pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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