December 30, 2020
Congressman-elect Luke Letlow dies from complications related to coronavirus
Congressman-elect Luke Letlow (R-LA) died from complications related to the coronavirus last night. Letlow (41) was set to be sworn into the House of Representatives in January after winning a runoff election earlier this month. He was initially diagnosed with the virus on December 19 and subsequently transferred to an intensive care unit on December 22. Letlow is the first member (or member-elect) of Congress to die from the virus.