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January 13, 2022

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: 2022-01-13

Duration: 00:47:30

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


  • Edwards, John Bel Speaker
  • Kanter, Joseph Speaker


This press conference from January 13, 2022, features Governor John Bel Edwards discussing the state’s ongoing response to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. He discusses the record-number of COVID-19 cases in Louisiana due to the omicron variant. It also includes comments by Dr. Joseph Kanter, the state health officer and medical director for the Louisiana Department of Health.