Louisiana Governor Edwards Coronavirus News Conference

Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards (D) held a briefing on the state’s response to the coronavirus pandemic. At the start, the governor reported 70 new fatalities,… read more

Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards (D) held a briefing on the state’s response to the coronavirus pandemic. At the start, the governor reported 70 new fatalities, matching the state’s highest single-day death toll. He also informed reporters that unemployment payments of $600 per week would begin the following Monday. When asked about the state’s hospital bed and ventilator capacity, Governor Edwards responded saying, “the modeling does not show that we will exceed bed capacity or ventilator capacity anywhere in the state of Louisiana in the next 10 days.” close

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Louisiana Governor Edwards Coronavirus News Conference

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Program ID:
471050-1
Category:
News Conference
Format:
News Conference
Location:
Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States
First Aired:
Apr 08, 2020 | 3:31pm EDT | C-SPAN.org
Last Aired:
Apr 09, 2020 | 5:52am EDT | C-SPAN 1

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  • Apr 08, 2020 | 3:35pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Apr 09, 2020 | 1:13am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 09, 2020 | 5:52am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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