A Minnesota state senator who not too long ago contracted COVID-19 died Friday of issues from the illness.
First-term Republican Sen. Jerry Relph examined constructive for the virus after having shut contact with an contaminated colleague, the Star Tribune reported.
Relph started quarantining on Nov. 10.
The 76-year-old Vietnam Conflict veteran, who not too long ago misplaced re-election, was one in all a number of GOP state senators who contracted the coronavirus after attending a post-election get together in November, in response to MPR Information.
Round that very same time, Relph went to the emergency room twice after experiencing COVID signs, however wasn’t hospitalized, the outlet reported.
“Senator Jerry Relph was a real pal and colleague beloved by so many. For 4 years, he rolled up his sleeves and tackled powerful points for our state. Senator Relph will all the time be remembered as a devoted public servant,” Minnesota Senate Majority Chief Paul Gazelka tweeted.