Governor John Bel Edwards said he plans to pray and fast during lunch time for the next three days.
In a Facebook post, the governor said he and First Lady Donna Edwards will be praying and fasting Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday for all health care workes and those affected by COVID-19.
He's asking citizens to join them in doing so.
"In addition to prayer, I urge all Louisianans to protect their neighbors & themselves by getting their vaccines & wearing masks," the post states.
Here's the post: