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Member of Gov Edwards' staff tests positive for COVID-19

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Posted at 9:45 AM, Nov 12, 2020

A member of Gov. John Bel Edwards’ team tested positive for COVID-19 on Tuesday, the Governor’s office announced on Thursday.

In the announcement, they say the person is in isolation and did not have close contact with the Governor. One other staff member who was deemed to have close contact with this person is quarantining for 14 days from exposure, per guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and the Louisiana Department of Health.

No other information was provided.

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