SAN ANGELO, Texas (AP) — A man who led efforts in his Central Texas community against mask-wearing and other preventative measures during the coronavirus pandemic has died from COVID-19, one month after being admitted to the emergency room.

The San Angelo Standard-Times reports Caleb Wallace died on Saturday. His wife Jessica Wallace announced his death on a GoFundMe page where she had been posting updates on his condition.

Wallace was 30 years old and a father of three children. His wife is pregnant with their fourth child.

Jessica Wallace said she had prayed that her husband would recover and have a new perspective and appreciation for life.


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