With another 3,266 COVID cases confirmed in the state just today, hospitalizations up by another 40 patients, and 39 more coronavirus deaths today; Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards makes a final appeal to everyone this afternoon not to gather for Thanksgiving.
He holds a news conference at 2:30 this afternoon.
You will hear that live here on WWL.com.
There are now 224,403 cases in Louisiana, according to the Louisiana Department of Health.
The state reports a total of 6,323 COVID-19 deaths and 1,052 patients hospitalized with coronavirus.
Numbers have been surging all week in what officials say is a spike that started as a result of Halloween gatherings.