Gov. John Bel Edwards is expected to address the state's mask mandate at a press conference Tuesday afternoon ahead of the mandates' expiration Wednesday.
The current mask mandate was initially issued on Aug. 4 , while the highly contagious delta variant spread throughout Louisiana. Gov. Edwards then extended that mandate until Sept. 29 before extending it again to the end of October.
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Staff writers Catherine Zeilman and Emma Discher contributed to this article.