From COVID-19 died employee of the Directorate General of the European Commission for research and innovation. About this in his Twitter today announced by European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen.
“I am deeply saddened to report the death on Sunday dedicated servant of the European Commission, which contracted the coronavirus. I offer my sincere condolences to his family, my thoughts are also with his colleagues from the European research Council and of the Directorate-General for research and innovation,” wrote von der Leyen.
I am extremely sad to announce the passing away yesterday of a Commission devoted member of staff, who had fallen ill to COVID-19. I present my heartfelt condolences to his family, and my thoughts are also with his colleagues from the ERCEA and the wider DG Research & Innovation.
— Ursula von der Leyen (@vonderleyen) April 13, 2020