Mayor LaToya Cantrell speaking as Dr. Jennifer Avegno (far right) looks on. Image from Facebook.

Mayor LaToya Cantrell held a news conference at 4:00 PM Friday to discuss city measures to counter the spread of the coronavirus in New Orleans. We provide this clip of the mayor and Health Commissioner Jennifer Avegno for our podcast listeners. You can watch the entire news conference on the mayor’s Facebook page.

Tom Wright is The Lens' engagement editor. He also hosts and produces The Lens' podcast Behind The Lens. His previous work includes investigative producing with local broadcaster Lee Zurik, legislative...