BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – On Friday, Governor John Bel Edwards gave an update on Louisiana’s COVID-19 response and discussing the new COVID-19 variant, Omicron.

On Monday, Nov. 29, Louisiana Department of Health officials said no cases of the new variant have been identified in the state. State health officials continue to strongly recommend the COVID-19 vaccine to those who are unvaccinated.