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Looking to see who is in the room as he takes his mask off for the press conference, Gov. John Bel Edwards provides updates on Hurricane Laura, COVID-19, LSU football stadium seating and the upcoming election/voting Tuesday September 8, 2020, in Baton Rouge, La.

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards will have a news conference at 10:30 a.m. Thursday to address the state's response to coronavirus.

Update: Edwards says Louisiana is ready to move to Phase 3

The current order that keeps the state in Phase 2 expires Friday.

Phase 3 would let businesses operate closer to full capacity.

Watch live video of the news conference below.

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