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Governor's Office staff member tests positive for COVID-19

Louisiana State Capitol Building
Posted at 9:07 AM, Jan 04, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-04 10:07:07-05

The governor's office disclosed on Monday that a member of Gov. John Bel Edwards’ team tested positive for COVID-19 during the New Year's holiday.

Two additional staff members who were deemed to have close contact with this person are quarantining, per guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and the Louisiana Department of Health.

The governor's office says that the person did not have close contact with the Governor.

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