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‘Louisiana is in the third surge of this pandemic’: Gov. Edwards gives stern warning to residents one week before Thanksgiving holiday

Published: Nov. 19, 2020 at 8:15 AM CST|Updated: Nov. 19, 2020 at 3:58 PM CST
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BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - Gov. John Bel Edwards gave a stern warning to Louisiana residents about the alarming rise of COVID-19 cases in the state and urged them to follow COVID-19 prevention guidelines during a news conference Thursday, Nov. 19.

Gov. Edwards, who was joined by two doctors, said the situation in Louisiana is dire with COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations on the rise for the third time this year. re

“Make no mistake, Louisiana is in the third surge of this pandemic,” Gov. Edwards said.

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