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Governor plans fasting and prayer

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Posted at 2:13 PM, Aug 08, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-08 15:13:07-04

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: