Governor John Bel Edwards is expected to address the latest table of coronavirus restrictions in the state of Louisiana ahead of Thanksgiving.
The White House coronavirus task force last week advised Louisiana officials to consider further restrictions to combat the spread of the coronavirus in the community. Edwards then told reporters that his administration is reviewing the data and considering increasing regulation.
Edwards said he has no plans to return to a “shelter at home” order, as in March, when the epidemic raged in New Orleans.
“If we have to implement further restrictions, we will do that,” Edwards said. “My duty to the people of Louisiana is to protect public health.”
State and federal officials are issuing familiar warnings to Louisiana residents as the coronavirus epidemic once again firmly seizes the…
The governor convened a press conference on Tuesday at 2:30 p.m. Watch it live and follow the coverage below. Can’t see the gadget? Click here.