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July 1, 2020

COVID-19 Updates



Genre: News conference

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

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2020-07-01

Duration: 00:58:02

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


  • Edwards, John Bel Speaker
  • Broome, Sharon Weston Speaker
  • Marcelle, Dawn Speaker
  • Guidry, Jimmy Speaker


This episode of “COVID-19 Updates” features Governor John Bel Edwards’ July 1, 2020, press conference on the state’s ongoing response to the coronavirus pandemic. He discusses the sustained increase in cases in the state. The press conference also features comments by: East Baton Rouge Parish Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome; Dr. Dawn Marcelle, the medical director for Region 2 of the Louisiana Department of Health; and Dr. Jimmy Guidry, the state health officer. They also answer questions from the media.