Federal, State, Parish Press Conferences will air LIVE on KATC platforms today

Posted at 12:27 PM, Mar 16, 2020

KATC will carry three separate press conferences on the coronavirus pandemic on TV,, Facebook, as well as the KATC App on your phone or smart TV.

President Donald Trump gave an update on the coronavirus in the nation, asking that American refrain from gathering in groups larger than 10 people. They also mention avoiding discretionary travel, eating at bars and restaurants, along with working to engage in schooling from home.

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Governor John Bel Edwars is scheduled to speak at 3:30 p.m.

Mayor-President Josh Guillory is scheduled to speak at 4:00 p.m.