Fourth member of Gov. Edwards office tests positive for COVID-19

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BATON ROUGE, La (BRPROUD)- A fourth member of the Governor’s Office has tested positive for COVID-19, one day after the statewide mask mandate was reinstated.

Here is the statement released by Gov. Edwards’ Office:

The employee has been working offsite, and no other employees were exposed. The employee is at home in isolation, per guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Louisiana Department of Health. 

The Governor’s office has a high rate of fully vaccinated staff and practices all CDC and LDH-recommended COVID mitigation measures, including indoor masking, quarantine and isolation, and COVID testing after exposure.

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