Governor’s Office Staffer Tests Positive for COVID-19, Few Quarantined

A member of Gov. John Bel Edwards’ team tested positive for COVID-19 during the New Year’s holiday, the Governor’s office disclosed the morning of Jan. 4. Two additional staff members who were deemed to have close contact with this person are quarantining, per guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and the Louisiana Department of Health. The person did not have close contact with the Governor.