Gov. John Bel Edwards hinted last week that he may loosen coronavirus restrictions for Louisiana.


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Now he has called a press conference one day before his current executive order is set to expire. 

“I anticipate based on the data I understand to be accurate...We’ll be making some changes with the proclamation that will become effective ... Wednesday,” Edwards said on Thursday.

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He declined to share details about what changes could happen with the order.

Edwards is scheduled to hold a press conference at 1 p.m. Later, he will received his second dose of coronavirus vaccine.

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