Rep Ron Wright of Texas has died from complications of COVID-19

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A GOP Congressman in Texas has died. According to reports, Rep Ron Wright who had openly been battling simultaneous lung cancer has passed away from the Coronavirus. Reports out Monday confirmed that Wright had got the virus about three weeks ago but did not manage to survive the complications.

“His wife Susan was by his side and he is now in the presence of their Lord and Savior,” says a statement from his office. It adds that he had kept “a rigorous work schedule” throughout his cancer treatments, per the Washington Post. “For the previous two weeks, Ron and Susan had been admitted to Baylor Hospital in Dallas after contracting COVID-19.”