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March 9, 2020

Gov. John Bel Edwards Press Conferences



Genre: News conference

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

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2020-03-9

Duration: 00:31:22

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


  • Edwards, John Bel Speaker
  • Billioux, Alex Speaker


This press conference from March 9, 2020, features Governor John Bel Edwards confirming Louisiana’s first presumptive positive case of COVID-19, the novel coronavirus. 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.