Veterans Dying Of COVID-19
April 22, 2020
This will be updated as reports come in. All of the following just came in today. Check back for updates.
Fort Worth Coronavirus Victim’s Last Words to Family: ‘I Love You’
Marcus Lee, a husband, father of two, Navy veteran and federal government worker from Fort Worth, died Friday of coronavirus.
He was 40.
"He was so sweet,” his wife Karlisha Lee said in an interview Tuesday. “He was always giving."
Coronavirus In Texas: City Councilman And His Husband Die Within Hours Of Each Other
SAN ANTONIO (CBSDFW.COM) – Anthony Brooks was a city councilman in Live Oak, Texas — about 20 miles northeast of San Antonio. The Air Force veteran and his husband, Phillip Tsai-Brooks, died within days of each other of complications from COVID-19.
70-year-old veteran is 1st virus death reported at Beaumont Army Medical Center
EL PASO, Texas -- A 70-year-old military veteran is the first death stemming from the coronavirus to be reported at the William Beaumont Army Medical Center.
The El Paso VA Health Care System announced the death on Tuesday afternoon.
El Paso VA patient dies from COVID-19
EL PASO, Texas (KFOX14/CBS4) — The El Paso Veteran Affairs reported that a patient of theirs died Monday evening.
The official said the patient contracted the coronavirus previously.
The patient was in their 70s and had multiple underlying health conditions.
Another resident at the Frank M. Tejeda Veterans Home dies as COVID-19 outbreak continues
FLORESVILLE, Texas - Two veterans have now died at the Frank M. Tejeda Veterans Home in Floresville.
According to the Texas Veterans Land Board, the veteran died from COVID-19 since last updating us on the numbers at the home Monday. The veteran is one of 10 who have tested positive at the nursing home, which also has had five staff members test positive.