Gov. Edwards staffer tests positive for COVID-19, others quarantined

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BATON ROUGE, La. (KLFY) — Gov. John Bel Edwards’ office announced that a member of his staff tested positive for COVID-19 Thursday.

Two additional staff members who were deemed to have close contact with this person are quarantining for 14 days from exposure, per guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and the Louisiana Department of Health.

The person did not have close contact with the governor, according to a press release from his office.

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