Louisiana Gets Less Ventilators Than It Needs

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GOV EDWARDS COVID-19 UPDATE-  Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards and New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell  held  a joint press conference from the Morial Convention Center yesterday afternoon.  Edwards  said more than 1,000 hospital beds will be ready within a week for patients recovering from the Covid-19 illness who won’t require intensive care resources.   With the rise in COVID-19 infections,  Edwards stressed  that  the projection  models  indicate  Louisiana  will  need more  ventilators  to  meet  the  expected demand  in  the  weeks  ahead.