T&T born New York principal succumbs to COVID-19

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    (Image via Brooklyn Democracy Academy on Instagram)

    A T&T-born New York City principal has died due to complications from COVID-19.

    According to CBS News, 36 year old Dez-Ann Romain is the first known public school staff member to die of the virus.

    She worked at Brooklyn Democracy Academy, a transfer high school for overage or under-credited students.

    She is originally from Palo Seco.

    New York is the epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic in the United States – as of this afternoon, the state had more than 25,000 confirmed cases and more than 200 deaths.