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December 31, 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: 2020-12-31

Duration: 00:57:25

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


  • Edwards, John Bel Speaker
  • Kanter, Joseph Speaker


This press conference from December 31, 2020, features Governor John Bel Edwards discussing the state’s ongoing response to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. He discusses the death of Congressman-Elect Luke Letlow due to COVID-19 and the updates to the state’s distribution plan for the COVID-19 vaccine. It also includes comments by Dr. Joseph Kanter, the state health officer and medical director for the Louisiana Department of Health.