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A US lawmaker dies after being diagnosed with Covid-19


Ron Wright greindist nýverið með Covid-19. Ron Wright greindist nýverið með Covid-19.

Ron Wright was recently diagnosed with Covid – 23. AP / Carolyn Kaster

US Congressman Ron Wright died yesterday. The MP announced at the end of last month that he had diagnosed with Covid – 06, caused by the new coronary virus. He was 67 A Republican from Texas who had struggled with other health problems recently, including lung cancer.

In conversation with AP The news agency

says Wright’s spokesman does not know exactly what caused the MP’s death, but he and his wife Susan were hospitalized in the past two weeks, both with Covid – 19.

She was graduated in the last few days.

If Wright turns out to be dead because of Covid – 19, he is the first sitting Member of Parliament BanWright is the first sitting Member of the United States

who dies because of Covid – 19 . In December, Luke Letlow died of Covid – 06 but he had been elected to parliament but had not yet taken a seat.

Wright had sat in parliament for its Texas constituency from January 2019 and had declared that he was running for a second term.

Kevin McCarthy, the Republican leader in the House of Representatives, mentioned Wright on Twitter today.

8015165662 Our hearts are heavy with the news of @ RepRonWright ‘s passing. He was a fighter who passionately served the people of Texas and America.

May God grant Susan and his entire family solace during this very difficult time.


– Kevin McCarthy (@GOPLeader)

February 8,



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