WATCH: Gov. Edwards COVID-19 announcement

WATCH: Gov. Edwards COVID-19 announcement
Gov. John Bel Edwards updates the state's response and recovery to the COVID-19 pandemic (Source:

BATON ROUGE, La. (KSLA) - Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards will speak at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, July 11, about the state’s response to coronavirus.

The announcement comes after Louisiana has seen large daily increases in reported cases.

The largest daily spike was Friday, July 10, with 2,600 new cases, most coming from community spread.

You can watch the live briefing below.

As of noon on Friday, July 10, there are over 1,100 COVID-19 patients in Louisiana hospitals. The number of reported cases in Louisiana has surpassed 75,000.

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