According to reports, a University of Alabama fan who participated in the Indianapolis NCAA men’s basketball tournament last weekend reportedly died of COVID-19, and Indiana health officials are conducting contact tracing.
Luke Ratliff’s mother told the New York Times that her son’s death last Friday was caused by COVID-19.
Pamela Ratliff said her son was hospitalized in Tascaloosa, Alabama with a cough.
She told The Times: “He didn’t have any typical symptoms until the start of coughing this week.” She added that the doctor first treated her son for bronchitis.
“According to recent news reports, the Marion County Department of Public Health and the Indiana Department of Health are in contact with the Alabama Department of Public Health to determine whether anyone in Indianapolis may be visiting any Alaba in Indianapolis. Malaysian residents exposed to COVID-1
Luke Ratliff (Luke Ratliff) is a famous super fan, he often participates in Crimson Trendy Men’s Basketball Games.
On Saturday’s quiet hour, the school’s baseball team paid tribute to Ratliff, and fans and players also received many other support messages on social media.
In today’s game, coach Murphy and @AlabamaSB paid tribute to Fluke Ratliff. pic.twitter.com/LrMBYl5Uvp
— SEC Network (@SECNetwork) April 3, 2021
Rest in peace, Luke…Thank you for all the support you have been providing to Alabama! ♥️♥️pic.twitter.com/ EDaM4dGyPj
—Little Gila Lewis (@kiralewisjr) April 3, 2021
Indiana’s new COVID-19 infection rate increased in March, while Alabama’s infection rate continued to decline. House prices in these two states are much lower than those during peak fall and winter.