Former French Minister and president of the Hauts de Seine dies from coronavirus

The president (LR) of the Hauts-de-Seine departmental council Patrick Devedjian has died from the coronavirus. Devedjian was under observation after being diagnosed with coronavirus. 

75 year old Patrick Devedjian was a well known figure in French politics and former minister under Nicolas Sarkozy. 

He had recently said that after having tested positive he was "feeling better and was slowly recovering"

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