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October 26, 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: 2021-10-26

Duration: 00:53:46

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


  • Edwards, John Bel Speaker
  • Kanter, Joseph Speaker


This press conference from October 26, 2021, features Governor John Bel Edwards discussing the state’s ongoing response to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. He announces his executive order lifting the statewide mask mandate except for K-12 schools. It also includes comments by Dr. Joseph Kanter, the state health officer and medical director for the Louisiana Department of Health.