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Brooklyn principal, 36, dies from coronavirus complications

Dez-Ann Romain, 36, of Brooklyn Democracy Academy, died of complications due to the virus, according to an administrators union.

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A Brooklyn principal has died after getting the coronavirus.

Dez-Ann Romain, 36, of Brooklyn Democracy Academy, died of complications due to the virus, according to the Council of School Supervisors and Administrators union, news outlets reported.

Chalkbeat reported her death as the first one of a public New York City school staff member.

New York, which has aggressively tested people for coronavirus, has more cases than any other state. Gov. Andrew Cuomo noted Monday that around half of those cases were in New York City.

"We’re all experiencing a deep sense of confusion, uncertainty and sadness and it’s more important than ever to provide support to one another," New York City Department of Education Chancellor Richard Carranza said on social media.

"We’ll be there for the students and staff through whatever means necessary during this impossibly difficult time."

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