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July 8, 2020

COVID-19 Updates



Genre: News conference

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

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2020-07-08

Duration: 00:54:20

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


  • Edwards, John Bel Speaker
  • Billioux, Alex Speaker


This episode of “COVID-19 Updates” features Governor John Bel Edwards’ July 8, 2020, press conference with Dr. Alex Billioux, the assistant secretary for the Office of Public Health at the Louisiana Department of Health, on the state’s ongoing response to the coronavirus pandemic. They discuss the increase in COVID-19 cases around the state. They also answer questions from the media.