A Minnesota state senator who recently contracted COVID-19 died Friday of complications from the disease.
First-term Republican Sen. Jerry Relph tested positive for the virus after having close contact with an infected colleague, the Star Tribune reported. . .
The 76-year-old Vietnam War veteran, who recently lost re-election, was one of several GOP state senators who contracted the coronavirus after attending a post-election party in November, according to MPR News. (Read more from “State Senator Dies From COVID-19 Complications” HERE)