From the OFFICE of the GOVERNOR

March 28, 2020

Advisory: Gov. Edwards and New Orleans Mayor Cantrell to Hold COVID-19 Media Briefing on March 29 in New Orleans

BATON ROUGE – Tomorrow, Gov. John Bel Edwards will join New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell in New Orleans for a walk-through of the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center that will be used to help coronavirus patients who no longer need to be hospitalized recover. 

Media will not be allowed to follow the walk-through; however, a media briefing will be held after the tour. Media will be able to get video and pictures inside the convention center at a later time that will be announced next week. As of Saturday, March 28, there were 3,315 confirmed cases of coronavirus in Louisiana, with 137 deaths.

Details are as follows:

3:00 p.m. News Conference (Open Media)

Ernest N. Morial Convention Center Blvd
New Orleans, LA 70130
Hall G
Note: The briefing will be held outside.



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