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Reggie Bagala, a Republican Louisiana state representative who assumed the office in January, has died from coronavirus complications, his family confirmed.
Reggie Bagala Age
He was 54 years old.
Reggie Bagala Death
Bagala’s son, Tristan Paul Bagala, announced on Facebook, “Mes Chers Amis, it is with deep sadness that I have to let y’all know that my father, best point, and state Rep Reggie Bagala has passed away. He was a profoundly honest and decent man, who loved unceasingly. His family, his culture, his LSU Tigers, his friends, and his home here on Bayou Lafourche.”
“Our t-slice of the world will not be the same without such a pillar of our community and an example of the values we hold dearest,” Tristan continued. “My mom and I would like to thank you all once more for your prayers and support during this time.”
Reggie Bagala Corona Virus
The Louisiana lawmaker from Lockport had been battling a severe case of COVID-19 over the past few weeks. He was first admitted for treatment at Oscher St. Anne Hospital in late March but was discharged by the weekend. On April 1, he was once again back at the hospital following a setback, and on April 3, WBRZ reported that Bagala needed to be put on a ventilator to assist his breathing.
Back in October 2019, Bagala had won a three-way race to win the 54th District seat in Lafourche Parish, which also advises over Grand Isle, part of Jefferson Parish. Amid the coronavirus outbreak, the Lousiana state legislature was adjourned until June 1 in hopes of mitigating the pandemic spread of COVID-19.
In addition to Bagala, another Lousiana state representative, Ted James, a Democrat from Baton Rouge has tested positive for coronavirus.
Louisiana has a total of 2,014 hospitalized patients, an uptick of 30 people from the day before, and is in danger of becoming the next major hot zone of COVID-19 if the