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.