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Republican US congressman Ron Wright dies after Covid-19 infection

A member of the U.S. House of Representatives, Republican Ron Wright, has died after being infected with the coronavirus. This was announced by the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi. The 67-year-old congressman from the state of Texas had declared on January 21 that a corona test on him had turned out positive. Wright is survived by three children and nine grandchildren, according to Pelosi.

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