BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - Gov. Jon Bel Edwards' administration announced Friday, Oct. 9 one of the governor’s staff members tested positive for COVID-19 Thursday, Oct. 8.
The staff member did not have contact with the governor, his office says.
Two additional staff members who were deemed to have close contact with the COVID-19 positive staffer and are quarantining for 14 days from exposure, the governor’s office says.
Gov. Edwards is scheduled to hold a news conference at 1 p.m. Friday ahead of Hurricane Delta’s forecast landfall in southwest Louisiana.
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