Louisiana Rep. chose Letlow while fighting against COVID-19 who died and suffered a heart attack during the process, the hospital chief said.
According to the “Monroe News Star” report, the 41-year-old was being treated in the intensive care unit of Ochsner LSU Health in Shreveport when he died on Tuesday.
LSU Health Shreveport Prime Minister GE Ghali confirmed that Letlow underwent an operation related to the virus and subsequently entered a state of cardiac arrest.
“This is devastating for our entire team,” Gary told the newspaper, adding that he “has no underlying conditions.”
Republicans first announced that he had tested positive for the virus on December 1
But his health began to deteriorate. On December 19, he was admitted to St. Francis Medical Center, and then eventually transferred to Ochsner LSU Health.
According to reports, Letlow’s wife Julia Barnhill Letlow (Julia Barnhill Letlow) survived in addition to his two children, Jeremiah, 3 years old and Jacqueline 11 months old.
Letlow’s spokesperson Andrew Bautsch said in a statement to “Monroe News Star”: “The whole family is grateful for the countless prayers and support over the past few days, but asks them to overcome this difficulty and unexpected Keep privacy at all times.”
Letlow will be sworn in on Sunday after winning a seat in the fifth district of the Pelicans in the final on December 5.