Michael Lang Wiki – Michael Lang Biography
Michael Lang was a freshman at the University of Dayton who dies from Covid-19. He graduated from Lyons Township High School. He died on Thursday “apparently due to complications from” coronavirus after a long hospitalization, officials at the Ohio school said.
Michael Lang has died at the age of 18.
Personal Life & Cause of Death
He was a first-year student in the College of Arts and Sciences, died in LaGrange, Illinois, after a long hospitalization, the university said. It was not clear how long Lang had been hospitalized or whether he contracted the virus on or off-campus.
He left campus in Dayton, Ohio, on Sept. 13 to return home for remote learning, the university said in an email Friday to students, faculty, and staff.
Lang was hospitalized for a “lengthy” period of time before dying from complications of COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus, the university said.
Lang was living on-campus before returning to his hometown and switching to remote learning on Sep. 13, the university said.
Campus community members were invited to light a candle of remembrance and pray at the school’s chapel on Friday afternoon.
Since students returned to campus on Aug. 8, the University of Dayton has seen spikes and declines in Covid-19 cases, forcing students to move between classroom and online instruction, the Chronicle of Higher Education reported.
According to the University of Dayton’s Covid-19 dashboard, which has tracked Covid-19 cases since Aug. 10, the school reported 38 active people with the virus and a total of 1,377 cases, as of Monday morning.
“We extend our deepest sympathy and prayers to his family, friends, professors, and our campus community,” the university said in a message to the school on Friday. “The loss of Michael calls our campus community to honor his memory and support those who are affected by his passing.”