Louisiana Congressman Luke Letlow transferred to ICU for COVID-19 treatment

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana’s newest member of Congress is in intensive care with COVID-19.

Posts on Rep. Luke Letlow’s website and Twitter account Wednesday noted that the congressman is being treated at Ochsner LSU Health in Shreveport.

Louisiana Congressman Letlow receiving antiviral drug as COVID-19 treatment

LSU Health Sciences Center Chancellor G.E. Ghali says Letlow is receiving an antiviral drug and steroids.

Louisiana Congressman Letlow COVID-19 treatment

Letlow won the 5th Congressional District seat with 62% of the vote in a Dec. 5 runoff against fellow Republican, state Rep. Lance Harris. He succeeds his former boss, Rep. Ralph Abraham, who didn’t seek reelection.

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