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“There was not a single suggestion by anyone, a doctor, a scientist, a political figure that we needed to cancel Mardi Gras,” Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards says. “Rather than look back, I am focused on today and going forward” (corrects spelling of Edwards’ name)

“There was not a single suggestion by anyone, a doctor, a scientist, a political figure that we needed to cancel Mardi Gras,” Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards says. “Rather than look back, I am focused on today and going forward."

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards says his state could run out of ventilators by the end of the week if the number of confirmed coronavirus cases there continues to surge

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Louisiana could run out of ventilators by the end of the week if the number of confirmed coronavirus cases continues to surge, Gov. John Bel Edwards told CNN today.

Today, Gov. John Bel Edwards announced that Vice President Mike Pence confirmed Louisiana will receive an additional 200 ventilators from the federal Strategic National Stockpile in response to the coronavirus pandemic

Louisiana reached a “grim milestone” Friday with more than 10,000 people testing positive for coronavirus. But Gov. John Bel Edwards saw a glimmer of hope in the numbers, noting that the increase was not as dramatic as Thursday’s upswing. MORE:

Did you just get that alert on your phone? 📲 It's because Gov. John Bel Edwards extended the stay-at-home order for Louisiana. More 👇

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards said he will extend the state's executive order to stay at home until April 30

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards said he will extend his state's stay-at-home order until April 30. The announcement came the same day Louisiana reported more than 2,700 new cases of coronavirus and at least 37 new deaths.

After Gov. John Bel Edwards announced an extension to Louisiana's stay-at-home order on Thursday, the St. Tammany Parish Public School System said that each of its 55 schools and other support facilities will remain closed until at least April 30. MORE:

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A member of Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards’s staff has died from #COVID19 

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Louisiana is third in the country for per capita coronavirus cases and second for coronavirus-related deaths. "To go out and to continue to live as if everything is normal really is a type of selfishness," Gov. John Bel Edwards said.

JUST IN: In Louisiana, one of the hardest-hit states, 239 people have now died from coronavirus—a 29.1% increase from yesterday. Gov. John Bel Edwards says New Orleans is expected to run out of ventilators on Sunday and hospital beds by Monday.

A 33-year-old member of Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards' staff has died due to complications from coronavirus. April Dunn served in the governor's office of disability affairs.

3 p.m. Friday: Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards announces the closing of all schools for a month to help prevent the spread of the Coronavirus. 8 hours later...Bourbon Street. 🤷‍♂️

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JUST IN: Louisiana Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards will narrowly win reelection, beating out Republican challenger Eddie Rispone, CNN projects

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The Latest: Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards will keep his job as the Deep South’s only Democratic governor, in a blow to President Donald Trump, who tried to boost the incumbent’s opponent.

Louisiana's Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards defeats Trump-backed businessman in close race, CNN projects

JUST IN: The AP projects Louisiana Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards has won re-election, defeating GOP opponent Eddie Rispone. This is the third and final gubernatorial election of 2019 and the second loss for President Trump, who campaigned for all 3 Republicans.

BREAKING: Louisiana’s Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards has signed a fetal heartbeat abortion ban, breaking with his own party.

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