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March 29, 2020

Gov. John Bel Edwards Press Conferences



Genre: News conference

Place Covered: New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2020-03-29

Duration: 00:49:47

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


  • Edwards, John Bel Speaker
  • Cantrell, LaToya Speaker
  • Billioux, Alex Speaker


This press conference from March 29, 2020, features Governor John Bel Edwards and New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell discussing their tour of the set-up of the field hospital for COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) patients at the Morial Convention Center in New Orleans. It also includes comments by Dr. Alex Billioux, the Assistant Secretary for the Office of Public Health at the Louisiana Department of Health. This video is courtesy of WWL/CBS.