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Louisiana Congressman-elect Letlow hospitalized for COVID

Posted at 1:19 PM, Dec 23, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-23 15:45:25-05

Congressman-elect Luke Letlow is now in ICU at a Shreveport hospital, being treated for COVID-19.

According to a statement from a representative that was posted on Letlow's Twitter, he first was hospitalized in Monroe but now has been transferred to Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport Academic Medical Center.

Dr. G.E. Ghali, chancellor of LSU Health Shreveport, said Letlow is in stable condition in ICU, where he is receiving Remdesivir and steroids as part of his treatment.