police vehicle - NICOLAS MESSYASZ / SIPA

A gendarmerie non-commissioned officer died Wednesday evening from the coronavirus, learned 20 Minutes this Thursday morning. This 51-year-old man, married and father of three, was arrested a few days ago by his treating doctor on suspicion of Covid-19 and was being treated at his home in Maison-Alfort, in Val-de-Marne. Wednesday, his condition suddenly deteriorated, indicates the gendarmerie.

Despite the rapid arrival of the Samu, the victim could not be resuscitated and died in his official accommodation. According to the gendarmerie, this non-commissioned officer, assigned to the Interministerial Control Group (GIC), was not in contact with the public. He did not appear to have any health problems. He is the first gendarme to die from this virus.


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