The Men and women we’ve lost during this COVID-19 season.

Rose Marie Compaore

Rose Marie Compaoré

A dedicated leader who served as the second Vice President of Burkina Faso’s parliament, Rose Marie Compaoré was the first recorded person to die from novel coronavirus in both Burkina Faso and Sub-Saharan Africa. She succumbed to the coronavirus on March 18, 2020 in Burkina Faso. She was 61 at the time of her death.