23-year-old student at Livingstone College dies from COVID-19

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SALISBURY, N.C. (WSOC) — Livingstone College officials in Salisbury said Thursday that a student has died from COVID-19.

The school said 23-year-old Jamesha Waddell, who was a senior, left campus on Sept. 19 and was self-isolating at home because of the virus.

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While isolating, Waddell’s condition worsened and she was admitted to the hospital in the intensive care unit. Waddell died Thursday morning.

Waddell’s grandmother shared her thoughts on a Facebook post: “One of my prettiest roses is being plucked — my right arm — my jack of all trades — and master of them all.”

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