Gov. John Bel Edwards to Give Daily COVID Update at 2:30
Governor John Bel Edwards will give his daily COVID-19 update for the state of Louisiana today at 2:30 pm. The latest numbers from LDH say that Louisiana has 6,424 reported cases of coronavirus with 273 reported deaths related to the illness. Locally, in Caddo Parish, there are 298 cases with 7 deaths. In Bossier Parish, there are 75 cases with 1 death.
Yesterday, the governor announced the extension of his statewide 'Stay at Home' mandate through the end of April. Edwards is expected to provide additional details today about the state's efforts to slow down the spread of the virus and what projections say about the effort to 'flatten the curve'.
You can watch the Governor's address below.