Dies José María Candela to 59 years of age, a journalist of the RADIO, after catching the coronavirus


Has the death of José María Candela, journalist of National Radio that he wore a week in serious condition after being infected with coronavirus. This is the first case of a journalist who dies of a global pandemic that these days is confined to our country in their homes, as a result of which the reported RTVE between their workers and put a up an emergency protocol to take extreme health precautions.

The causes of death correspond to a cardiac arrest related to the spread of the COVID-19. Occurred this Thursday, march 19 at the home of the journalist. The news was disclosed by RNE through social networks, where dedicated to him the following message: “Has died our partner Chema Candela. Rest in peace. We will give you a lot less“. These condolences were united after the accounts of the programs “Board sports” and “Radiogaceta”, where Candela collaborated.

José María Candela

Dies José María Candela, journalist of the RNE

The journalist he began his career in the field of sport in RTVE in the year 1985 and continued especially currently of the football team Atletico Madrid. Jose Luis Toral is just one of the many classmates who have also used the networks to devote an emotional message: “Even I do not believe my friend. Chema Candela, an excellent person insurance you’re already in the sky. We criticized a few weeks ago that no action was taken against the damn virus and now it seems that it has taken. Thank you for always supported. Tealight, DEP”.

“The wording will not be the same,” wrote Javier Alonso, in which Carlos Sánchez Blas concurred noting that it was “a great colleague, an excellent person and a guy who made us laugh”. RTVE reported on 12 march on a positive coronavirus in your template, and had strengthened its measuresdistributing boats hidroalcohol among its workers. Ten days before you had posted that a co-worker of RNE was infected and had informed the people that could have had contact with him.

The message of Atletico Madrid

As a journalist expert in the team, Atletico Madrid have also wanted to say goodbye to the deceased. “The family of athletics is mourning the death of Chema Candela, a sports journalist who developed the greater part of his career covering the information from Atletico Madrid. We want to express our deepest condolences to his family, friends and co-RNE“he wrote in social networks.