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July 23, 2021

Gov. John Bel Edwards Press Conferences



Genre: Speech

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

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2021-07-23

Duration: 01:07:49

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


  • Edwards, John Bel Speaker
  • Kanter, Joseph Speaker


This press conference from July 23, 2021, features Governor John Bel Edwards discussing the state’s ongoing response to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. He discusses Louisiana being in its fourth surge due to the delta variant and the state’s low vaccination rate and the state’s new guidelines to help stop the spread. It also includes comments by Dr. Joseph Kanter, the state health officer and medical director for the Louisiana Department of Health.