Victor Chung, 65, was a TSA customs agent at Miami International Airport. On April 19 Chung died from respiratory complications of COVID-19. Chung was a 17-year veteran with the TSA, Local 10 News reports.
Daniel Ronan TSA’s federal security director in Miami released the following statement:
“During his 17 years of service to TSA, Victor led with distinction, dedication and professionalism. His leadership, mentorship and his trusting friendship will be sorely missed. This is an incredible loss.”
Chung joined TSA in 2002, a year after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. Chung was formerly employed with the Department of Agriculture.
So far Florida has a reported 26,314 positive cases of the Coronavirus and 774 confirmed deaths.