A member of the University of Texas at Austin's custodial staff has died due to COVID-19 complications, Interim President Jay Hartzell said in an email to students.
"Last night, I received extremely sad news confirming the COVID-19-related death of one of our custodial services team members," Hartzell said. "This loss is absolutely devastating to me, as I know it is to so many members of our campus community."
Hartzell said this is UT's first coronavirus-related death.
University of Texas custodial staff member is school's first COVID-related fatality
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If you haven't become the cook of your dreams since the pandemic hit, now is the perfect time to try out these recipes which will surely warm your belly.