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56th Governor of the State of Louisiana.

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ICYMI: Yesterday, @LouisianaCPRA and I announced that $234.6 million in Louisiana Trustee Implementation Group fund… https://t.co/me8FpkfmPVThis Thanksgiving, take steps like wearing a mask, social distancing and limiting the size of your gathering in ord… https://t.co/JmM7pH1gGc
11/24
2020
Hurricane #Laura survivors have 5 days left to register for FEMA assistance. Go to https://t.co/7hSdSVGVa9 and make… https://t.co/nIjZxzNVoxThere have been 24 deaths reported to the state since yesterday. The current total death count is 6,284. https://t.co/HPzU8KU2xD
Retweeted by John Bel EdwardsIndividuals between 18-29 represent 20% of these cases. Since yesterday, 10,417 new tests have been reported to th… https://t.co/bO7LXz9EYf
Retweeted by John Bel Edwards95% of the cases reported to the state today were community spread. 5% of the cases reported to the state today we… https://t.co/saenTa7S2J
Retweeted by John Bel EdwardsThe Louisiana Department of Health reports 971 #COVID19 cases reported to the state since November 22, 2020. The to… https://t.co/JPP9qr3yv7
Retweeted by John Bel EdwardsCongratulations to @LindaT_G on being named the next ambassador to the United Nations. Her career of diplomacy and… https://t.co/19pY0tSD62ICYMI: The best way to show our healthcare heroes that we’re thankful for their work and sacrifice is to do our par… https://t.co/RwxYQCT5YA
11/23
2020
Wishing @JoeyB a full and speedy recovery. Louisiana is rooting for you. #lagovThere have been 30 deaths reported to the state since Friday. The current total death count is 6,260. https://t.co/HPzU8KU2xD
Retweeted by John Bel EdwardsIndividuals between 18-29 represent 18% of these cases. Since Friday, 45,241 new tests have been reported to the s… https://t.co/NhDFsWLU9s
Retweeted by John Bel Edwards94% of the cases reported to the state today were community spread. 6% of the cases reported to the state today we… https://t.co/0NM6Q0OxtZ
Retweeted by John Bel EdwardsThe Louisiana Department of Health reports 3,478 #COVID19 cases reported to the state since November 20, 2020. The… https://t.co/vucnNQz1YD
Retweeted by John Bel EdwardsCOVID-19 can only spread if we let it. By masking up, social distancing and avoiding large gatherings, we can keep… https://t.co/jeixtAZSGr
11/22
2020
Happy National Adoption Day! Visit https://t.co/f3s55g5ECx to see how you can support families, adopt/foster a chil… https://t.co/QwroQ5aCRi
Retweeted by John Bel EdwardsVisit @LouisianaDCFS for information about becoming an adoptive parent. #NationalAdoptionDay https://t.co/RQ8naYig5Y
Retweeted by John Bel EdwardsEveryone has a responsibility to protect those around them. Think about those you love and what you would do to pro… https://t.co/WY249mZ7FDDon't be a turkey this Thanksgiving 🦃 Wearing a mask is one of the most important things you can do to protect th… https://t.co/d9wow2xpRY
11/21
2020
His compassion for others and heart for teaching and helping children will always be remembered. Please join us in… https://t.co/bLcxvfRKen @FirstLadyOfLA and I had the pleasure of meeting and worshipping with Father Jose Alberto Robles-Sanchez last year… https://t.co/QeeoCj4eWALouisiana, your voting duties are not done just yet. Early voting for the December 5 election starts today and runs… https://t.co/FQkOwDkI5MThere have been 34 deaths reported to the state since yesterday. The current total death count is 6,233. https://t.co/HPzU8KU2xD
Retweeted by John Bel EdwardsIndividuals between 18-29 represent 20% of these cases. Since yesterday, 101,452 new tests have been reported to t… https://t.co/Z6QHvrXbNm
Retweeted by John Bel Edwards90% of the cases reported to the state today were community spread. 10% of the cases reported to the state today w… https://t.co/atdHG6qvth
Retweeted by John Bel EdwardsNote that 2,538 of today’s newly reported cases are attributed to a newly identified backlog. Those cases will be a… https://t.co/jsHoFiUrRK
Retweeted by John Bel EdwardsThe Louisiana Department of Health reports 4,814 #COVID19 cases reported to the state since November 19, 2020. The… https://t.co/AR6xJ1weiD
Retweeted by John Bel EdwardsTo my fellow Louisianans, I implore you: We are in a third surge of COVID. I have seen too many of our fellow Louis… https://t.co/ZvT7uotWxoThis Thanksgiving can’t look like others we’ve had before. If we do what is required—what we know works—and celebra… https://t.co/T54btCb0CE
11/20
2020
.@LouisianaGov: not my intention to go all the way back to a shelter-at-home order We are looking at all the data… https://t.co/IAKIOzVjGe
Retweeted by John Bel Edwards.@LouisianaGov: 'As we look at going forward not my intention to go all the way back to shelter at home and I don't… https://t.co/X22JzH0Xs4
Retweeted by John Bel Edwards. @LouisianaGov says he's telling state agency leaders to allow more people to work remotely, but won't be closing… https://t.co/pNQ36NXjGB
Retweeted by John Bel Edwards"I have trust and confidence that the vaccine will be safe and effective. I’m going to encourage all Louisianans to… https://t.co/I7ZjfsnXBQ
Retweeted by John Bel Edwards“We need to change our behavior” - Dr. Chris Thomas, who treats #COVID19 patients at Our Lady of the Lake, says at… https://t.co/3gIVRWEdws
Retweeted by John Bel Edwards @LouisianaGov Thomas says the number of ICU patients at his hospital could get into the hundreds at the current tra… https://t.co/7aTVs4iNm1
Retweeted by John Bel Edwards @LouisianaGov Dr. Thomas: "The science is clear. Wear the mask to prevent the spread.” #lalege #lagov
Retweeted by John Bel Edwards.@LouisianaGov says every region of the state has concerns about having enough medical staff. #lalege #lagov
Retweeted by John Bel Edwards.@LouisianaGov: 'We ought to love our loved ones enough not to expose them to #COVID19' #lagov https://t.co/d1LnUjjX7w
Retweeted by John Bel Edwards.@LouisianaGov: if you’re looking at doing a typical thanksgiving, you’re making a mistake
Retweeted by John Bel Edwards.@LouisianaGov: Test positivity rate statewide at 7.5%, up from 5.8% Nov. 4. 'Make no mistake; Louisiana is in its third surge' #lagov
Retweeted by John Bel Edwards @LouisianaGov "Louisiana is in the third surge of this pandemic," Edwards says. #lalege #lagov
Retweeted by John Bel Edwards.@LouisianaGov: 929 #COVID19 patients hospitalized statewide is most concerning piece of data, JBE says, knowing th… https://t.co/wmi1d6juNV
Retweeted by John Bel Edwards.@LouisianaGov says Louisiana is seeing a "disturbing trend" in coronavirus numbers. #lalege #lagov
Retweeted by John Bel Edwards. @LouisianaGov says more than 2,200 people evacuated from hurricanes Laura, Delta and Zeta remain sheltered by the… https://t.co/CUPDgO8iNG
Retweeted by John Bel Edwards.@LouisianaGov: 2,219 Louisianans being sheltered by state (2,030 Hurricane Laura; 154 Hurricane Delta; 35 Hurricane Zeta) #lagov #lalege
Retweeted by John Bel EdwardsToday at 2:30 p.m., Gov. Edwards will provide an update on Louisiana’s response to COVID-19. #lagov ⏰: 2:30 p.m. 🎥:… https://t.co/EDUX54LNjvThere have been 15 deaths reported to the state since yesterday. The current total death count is 6,199. https://t.co/HPzU8KU2xD
Retweeted by John Bel EdwardsIndividuals between 18-29 represent 22% of these cases Since yesterday, 27,961 new tests have been reported to the… https://t.co/MSfROnE5Z4
Retweeted by John Bel Edwards91% of the cases reported to the state today were community spread. 9% of the cases reported to the state today we… https://t.co/MCmWHH2UKc
Retweeted by John Bel EdwardsThe Louisiana Department of Health reports 2,073 #COVID19 cases reported to the state since November 18, 2020. The… https://t.co/gYOn5t4jsr
Retweeted by John Bel EdwardsWorkers in Acadia, Calcasieu, Cameron, Jefferson Davis and Vermillion Parishes who lost their jobs as a result of H… https://t.co/DotoMtnd98This Thanksgiving, it’s important that everyone celebrates safely and responsibly. Everyone should be aware of the… https://t.co/MounHcBHd7
11/19
2020
Today, I joined the @LANationalGuard at a deployment ceremony for members of the 256th Infantry Brigade Combat Team… https://t.co/UZwB8QohwlThere have been 28 deaths reported to the state since yesterday. The current total death count is 6,184. https://t.co/HPzU8KU2xD
Retweeted by John Bel EdwardsIndividuals between 18-29 represent 21% of these cases Since yesterday, 22,771 new tests have been reported to the… https://t.co/8zUgtlc1Yu
Retweeted by John Bel Edwards99% of the cases reported to the state today were community spread. 1% of the cases reported to the state today we… https://t.co/DbZZbefOEC
Retweeted by John Bel EdwardsThe Louisiana Department of Health reports 2,239 #COVID19 cases reported to the state since November 17, 2020. The… https://t.co/TsSxSWFc3Q
Retweeted by John Bel EdwardsTUNE IN: Today, Gov. Edwards will host his 56th monthly statewide call-in radio show, Ask the Governor at 2 p.m.… https://t.co/LFvn9dQ4MZHAPPENING NOW: Gov. John Bel Edwards is speaking at the 256th Infantry Brigade Combat Team Departure Ceremony in La… https://t.co/CPtetKVYlRToday, I toured the Port of Lake Charles to view damage left by Hurricane #Laura. We are working at every level to… https://t.co/gj1VtBeIeE
11/18
2020
Today, I joined @LA_DOTD at the groundbreaking for the I-10 widening project in Calcasieu. Investing in Louisiana’s… https://t.co/h2TBa3B7Hu#HurricaneDelta #DSNAP 𝗣𝗵𝗮𝘀𝗲 𝟮: 𝗡𝗼𝘃𝗲𝗺𝗯𝗲𝗿 𝟭𝟲-𝟮𝟬 DSNAP approved for 5 additional parishes hit by #Delta: Beauregard,… https://t.co/ckARhXVKpy
Retweeted by John Bel EdwardsThere have been 17 deaths reported to the state since yesterday. The current total death count is 6,156. https://t.co/HPzU8KU2xD
Retweeted by John Bel EdwardsIndividuals between 18-29 represent 23% of these cases Since yesterday, 33,422 new tests have been reported to the… https://t.co/52R3GrVuuP
Retweeted by John Bel Edwards97% of the cases reported to the state today were community spread. 3% of the cases reported to the state today we… https://t.co/nvlHnZM8GG
Retweeted by John Bel EdwardsThe Louisiana Department of Health reports 2,592 #COVID19 cases reported to the state since November 16, 2020. The… https://t.co/A9BO4d2X1i
Retweeted by John Bel EdwardsI will consult with Congressman Richmond about the timing of his resignation from Congress and with the Secretary o… https://t.co/Zd3lKXAKUsI look forward to working with him and working with President-elect Biden and Vice President-elect Harris to addres… https://t.co/LsTarzvmpkThough I know his constituents will miss him, his voice and his advocacy, having a Louisianan in such a prominent r… https://t.co/mVXsNfYJIdCongratulations to @RepRichmond on his new role in President-elect Joe Biden’s White House. I appreciate his partne… https://t.co/PX3k7V3btcHAPPENING NOW: Gov. John Bel Edwards and @La_DOTD are participating in a groundbreaking ceremony for the I-10 widen… https://t.co/J6tUBUUzHOIt is going to take each and every one of us to continue to fight the spread of COVID-19. The sacrifices we need to… https://t.co/xR8VoCt1lE
11/17
2020
#HurricaneDelta #DSNAP 𝗣𝗵𝗮𝘀𝗲 𝟮: 𝗡𝗼𝘃𝗲𝗺𝗯𝗲𝗿 𝟭𝟲-𝟮𝟬 DSNAP has begun for 5 additional parishes hit by #Delta: Beauregard… https://t.co/89by0DlTYD
Retweeted by John Bel EdwardsThere have been 7 deaths reported to the state since yesterday. The current total death count is 6,139. https://t.co/HPzU8KU2xD
Retweeted by John Bel EdwardsIndividuals between 18-29 represent 23% of these cases Since yesterday, 7,750 new tests have been reported to the… https://t.co/kc8CxaZQ2J
Retweeted by John Bel Edwards98% of the cases reported to the state today were community spread. 2% of the cases reported to the state today we… https://t.co/NaGydEQTaz
Retweeted by John Bel EdwardsThe Louisiana Department of Health reports 547 #COVID19 cases reported to the state since November 15, 2020. The to… https://t.co/7WYSNQ7Yaw
Retweeted by John Bel EdwardsICYMI: Last week, I joined @OchsnerHealth and @XULA1925 to announce the opening of community health centers that wi… https://t.co/qEHepeDOX2🚨 Scam Alert: LA homeowners who receive a notice of payment owed for the installation of a federally installed blu… https://t.co/NjB55r8dne
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11/16
2020
Sadly, we report another 11 #COVID deaths, bringing our death toll to 6,132.
Retweeted by John Bel EdwardsThese newly reported cases are on 40,344 tests reported to the state since 11/13 (36,835 molecular and 3,509 antigen tests).
Retweeted by John Bel EdwardsThese new cases come from all age groups and regions of the state, with the greatest increases among 18-29yo (25%)… https://t.co/Dm9pTUz69o
Retweeted by John Bel EdwardsThe vast majority of these newly reported cases are tied to community spread (97%).
Retweeted by John Bel EdwardsIn terms of antigen vs PCR breakdown: 2,240 of these newly reported cases are confirmed case (PCR) and 325 are probable cases (antigen).
Retweeted by John Bel EdwardsThe Louisiana Department of Health reports 2,565 new #COVID19 cases reported to the state since 11/13 (Friday), br… https://t.co/TUNBexmtlI
Retweeted by John Bel EdwardsNovember is National Adoption Month. Over the last four years, our state has found permanent, loving homes for 3,31… https://t.co/zsAlPe2CQn
11/15
2020
To all my friends and fellow Louisianans who will be cheering on the Green Wave today, good luck. As a proud vetera… https://t.co/sTswr6TGAfCOVID is opportunistic. It doesn’t care who you are or where you live. Get creative this Thanksgiving and protect t… https://t.co/mzFVYjLw1KTonight please join me and the @FirstLadyOfLA in prayer for former Governor Edwin Edwards who is in the hospital to… https://t.co/RwDl0k7ifS
11/14
2020
@LouisianaGov Kanter: “We have a window of opportunity. That window is closing as we speak. We have to be more vigi… https://t.co/vw2vg4kRvN
Retweeted by John Bel Edwards“We have to start now. You’re always further behind than you think you are.” -@LouisianaGov says, urging people to… https://t.co/g0K09aN36j
Retweeted by John Bel Edwards.@LouisianaGov: Good news is we believe one or two vaccines be available by end of year. In meantime we have to fol… https://t.co/7xQa31U5TU
Retweeted by John Bel Edwards.@LouisianaGov: 'We don't have to move backwards to Phase 2 or to Phase 1, but people of La. will determine whether… https://t.co/YkbmcaQ7pl
Retweeted by John Bel Edwards. @LouisianaGov said “we don’t have to go to Phase 2 or Phase 1 (of reopening)” but it’s up to the people of Louisi… https://t.co/0Gy7FOjKtz
Retweeted by John Bel Edwards.@LouisianaGov: Also seen increase in private gatherings that are driving up cases #lagov #lalege
Retweeted by John Bel Edwards @LouisianaGov "It’s been a couple of weeks since some members of the house of representatives signed the petition t… https://t.co/26n7QUAa6t
Retweeted by John Bel Edwards.@LouisianaGov: Highest number of hospitalizations since Sept. 11 (692) so we've lost a couple of months of improve… https://t.co/CmhEi8Mr0P
Retweeted by John Bel Edwards.@LouisianaGov: We have quite literally lost a couple months of improvements as it relates to #COVID19 hospitalizations
Retweeted by John Bel Edwards.@LouisianaGov: New cases are rising sharply across state and in all regions. Sadly reporting 24 new deaths (total… https://t.co/zLm889TIo8
Retweeted by John Bel Edwards.@LouisianaGov: We don't really have a backlog to talk about in re: to today's high number of new #COVID19 tests
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11/13
2020

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