The Virginia state Sen. Ben Chafin was announced dead on Friday over infecting COVID-19.
Chafin’s death was confirmed in a news release which was obtained by WJHL, disclosing that the 60 year old lawmaker had been hospitalized for over two weeks at VCU Medical Center where he was receiving treatments.
Reports said, Sen. Ben chafin was survived by his wife and three children.
On reacting to this tragic news, Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam paid homage visit to Chafin, calling him a “Strong advocate and a good man”.
Ralph Northam also said:
“He pushed hard to bring jobs and investment to his district, and I will always be grateful for his courageous vote to expand health care for people who need it”