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January 12, 2021

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: 2021-01-12

Duration: 01:16:27

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


  • Edwards, John Bel Speaker
  • Kanter, Joseph Speaker


This press conference from January 12, 2021, features Governor John Bel Edwards discussing the state’s ongoing response to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. He discusses the extension of his modified Phase 2 executive order until February 10th, the high number of COVID-19 cases around the state, and the state’s ongoing distribution of 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.