BATON ROUGE, La. (KTVE/KARD) — The Office of the Governor John Bel Edwards just released a statement saying another member of their staff has tested positive for the Coronavirus.
According to the release, five additional staffers were potentially exposed.
Note from the Office of the Louisiana Governor:
The Governor’s office has a high rate of fully vaccinated staff, including these staffers who were vaccinated against COVID earlier this year. While breakthrough cases such as these do happen, they typically do not result in serious illness. The Governor’s Office practices all CDC and LDH-recommended COVID mitigation measures, including indoor masking, quarantine and isolation, and COVID testing after exposure.