Rep.-elect Luke Letlow (R-La.) died on Tuesday after being admitted to a Louisiana hospital intensive care unit with COVID-19, per the News Star. He was 41.
The big picture: Letlow announced on Dec. 18 that he had tested positive for the coronavirus. He was admitted to the Ochsner LSU Health ICU in Shreveport on Dec. 23. Letlow was elected on Dec. 5. Another special election will be held for his seat.
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