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May 27, 2020

COVID-19 Updates



Genre: News conference

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2020-05-27

Duration: 00:43:16

Subjects: Edwards, John Bel | Billioux, Alexander | Public health | Coronaviruses | COVID-19 pandemic


  • Edwards, John Bel Speaker
  • Billioux, Alex Speaker


This episode of “COVID-19 Updates” features Governor John Bel Edwards’ May 27, 2020, press conference on the state’s ongoing response to the coronavirus pandemic, including the increased testing available around the state. He also discusses the 13 confirmed cases and 1 death related to Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C) in Louisiana. Governor Edwards and Dr. Alex Billioux, the assistant secretary for the Office of Public Health at the Louisiana Department of Health, also answer questions from the media.