EBR district judge Chip Moore hospitalized with COVID-19; campaign asks for prayers

EBR district judge Chip Moore hospitalized with COVID-19; campaign asks for prayers
District Court Judge Richard "Chip" Moore was hospitalized with COVID-19, his re-election campaign staff said. (Source: District Court Judge Richard "Chip" Moore)

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - Nineteenth Judicial District Court Judge Richard “Chip” Moore, 55, is hospitalized with COVID-19, his re-election campaign announced via its Facebook account Friday, July 3.

The post shared on the account did not identify exactly when Moore was admitted to the hospital.

A photo of Moore was shared to the page along with a prayer against coronavirus. A request for prayers from community members was also included.

“We are praying for a speedy recovery for our friend,” the post states.

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