Former US Secretary of State Powell Dies Aged 84 Due to COVID-19 Complications

Former US Secretary of State Colin Powell died on Monday at the age of 84 from coronavirus-related complications, his family said in a statement. “General Colin L/ Powell, former US Secretary of State and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff passed away this morning due to complications from COVID-19. He was fully vaccinated,” the statement read.  The family thanked the medical staff at Walter Reed National Medical Center in Washington, DC neighborhood for their caring treatment.