Gov. Edwards provides update on COVID-19 situation in La.

The latest from JBE and his response to COVID-19

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - Governor John Bel Edwards provided an update for COVID-19 in Louisiana during his Thursday press conference.

Governor Edwards stated that while the numbers are showing a decline, we still need everyone to do their part and follow mitigation measures.

On Tuesday, Gov. Edwards announced Louisiana will remain in Phase 2 until Aug. 28.

On Thursday, the state’s department of health reported 50 new deaths and 1,345 new cases of COVID-19.

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