A congressman-elect in america, Luke Letlow, has died of COVID-19.
The Republican died Tuesday night time, days earlier than he was to imagine workplace.
His spokesman, Andrew Bautsch, disclosed that 41-year-old Letlow, handed away at Ochsner-LSU Well being Shreveport.
“The household appreciates the quite a few prayers and assist over the previous days however asks for privateness throughout this tough and surprising time,” he mentioned in a press release.
Letlow was admitted to a Monroe hospital on December 19 after testing constructive for coronavirus, and later transferred to Shreveport.
Dr. G. E. Ghali, of the medical centre, advised The Advocate that Letlow didn’t have any underlying well being situations.
The deceased would have succeeded his boss, Ralph Abrahamn, whom he served as Chief of Employees.
Louisiana Governor, John Bel Edwards, mentioned COVID-19 has taken Letlow too quickly.
“I’m heartbroken that he will be unable to serve our individuals as a U.S. consultant, however I’m much more devastated for his loving household”, his assertion learn.
In her response, Home Speaker, Nancy Pelosi, prayed for consolation to Luke’s spouse Julia and their youngsters Jeremiah and Jacqueline.