Gov. Edwards gives update on state’s response to COVID-19, omicron variant

Published: Dec. 2, 2021 at 4:17 PM CST|Updated: Dec. 3, 2021 at 4:20 PM CST
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BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - Gov. John Bel Edwards held a news conference on Friday, Dec. 3 about Louisiana’s response to COVID-19 and an update on the omicron variant.

Gov. Edwards said the omicron variant has not been detected in Louisiana, but advised residents to be vigilant and get vaccinated against COVID-19 or receive a COVID-19 booster shot if they have already been vaccinated.

This is a developing news story. It will be updated when more information is available.

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