UFC fighter Conor McGregor clarifies aunt didn't die from coronavirus

McGregor has donated a million euros to Irish health care (PA Images)
McGregor has donated a million euros to Irish health care (PA Images)
9:52am, Sun 15 Mar 2020
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UFC star Conor McGregor has confirmed to fans that his aunt did not die from the coronavirus.

The fighter announced yesterday that his beloved aunt, Anne, died yesterday.

He wrote a tribute to his aunt on social media, writing that his 'lovely little auntie Anne had passed away' and he then added 'this stupid f****** virus. What the f*** is happening?'

McGregor then clarified on social media that his aunt had in fact not died from the virus.

He wrote: "I want to clear up that it has been confirmed she was not a victim of coronavirus.

"I am grateful for the kind wishes and sympathy for my Auntie's passing. As we prepare for her funeral, I know that many of us will confront the virus in the weeks ahead. 

"As I gather with my family, I ask you all to make an extra effort to be there for friends and family during the stressful days ahead."

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