Louisiana’s newest Republican member of the U.S. House died from COVID-19 before being sworn into office

The incoming congressman, elected in a December runoff and set to take office in January, was 41 years old.

Louisiana’s newest Republican member of the U.S. House died from COVID-19 before being sworn into office

Luke Letlow, Louisiana's most current Republican individual from the U.S. House, kicked the bucket Tuesday night from confusions identified with COVID-19 just a brief time prior to being sworn into office. He was 41 years of age. Letlow representative Andrew Bautsch affirmed the senator choose's passing at Ochsner-LSU Health Shreveport. "The family acknowledges the various supplications and backing over the previous days however requests protection during this troublesome and unforeseen time," Bautsch said in an assertion. "An assertion from the family alongside memorial service game plans will be reported sometime in the future." The approaching senator, chosen in a December overflow and set to get down to business in January, was admitted to a Monroe emergency clinic on Dec. 19 subsequent to testing positive for the Covid infection. He was later moved to the Shreveport office and put in escalated care. Letlow is made due by his better half, Julia Barnhill Letlow, and two youngsters.