Mayor Cantrell to hold Wed. press conference at 4:30 p.m.

Mayor Cantrell to hold Wed. press conference at 4:30 p.m.
LaToya Cantrell (Source: WVUE Fox 8)

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell is expected to update the city’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic on Wed., Jan. 6.

The announcement comes as the city reported a total of 1,974 hospitalizations on Tuesday. The highest reported number of patients in hospitals was 2,134 on April 13. According to the Louisiana Department of Health, regions 6 (CenLA), 7 (Shreveport), 8 (Monroe) and 9 (Northshore) are all seeing the most COVID hospitalizations since the pandemic began.

Governor John Bel Edwards will hold a press conference at 2:30 p.m.

You can watch live in the Fox8 app or on Fox8Live.com.

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