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Connally ISD cafeteria worker dies following non-COVID-related medical procedure

Connally ISD
Posted at 7:14 PM, Oct 20, 2021
and last updated 2021-10-21 14:32:30-04

LACY LAKEVIEW, Texas — A Connally ISD cafeteria worker died following a non-COVID-related medical procedure.

Anna Delgado died Wednesday morning, according to Connally Primary School Principal Marlo Moore.

In an email obtained by 25 News, Moore said “our lunchroom lady Ms. Anna passed away from COVID this morning. We are so sad.”

In a statement released Thursday, the school district said Delgado had recovered from COVID but died after having "non-COVID related medical procedures."

Full Statement
"It is with deep sadness that Connally ISD shares the news of the loss of Connally ISD staff member Mrs. Ana Delgado. Mrs. Delgado was a member of the Connally Primary School cafeteria staff and had been employed with CISD since 2006. Mrs. Delgado sadly passed away on October 20th. After recovering from her battle with COVID, she was scheduled to have additional non-COVID related medical procedures to maintain her health and well-being. Unfortunately, she was unable to recover from those additional procedures. Mrs. Delgado will be greatly missed by her CISD family. Please keep her friends and family in your thoughts during this difficult time."

Superintendent Wes Holt, Connally ISD

Moore said the school would send funeral arrangements when they are announced.

Three Connally ISD staff members and a student have died from COVID since August.

Angela Thompson, an instructional aide at Connally Primary School, died Sept. 14.

In August, two junior high teachers – Natalia Chansler and David McCormick – died from the virus.

Last month, a sophomore at Connally High School died from COVID.