Saturday, February 27, 2021
Saturday, February 27, 2021

First Child Under 18 to Die of Coronavirus in U.S. reported in Los Angeles County

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Officials in Los Angeles County announced the first minor under the age of 18 to die from the coronavirus pandemic in the United States Tuesday afternoon, Your Content was first to report. The tragic death is the youngest reported COVID-19 related death reported to date in the country.



The loss is “a devastating reminder that COVID-19 infects people of all ages,” Barbara Ferrer, director of the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, said during a public address Tuesday.

“I’m really sad to report four additional deaths today,” she said. “Tragically, one of the people who died was a person under the age of 18.”

The child marks the youngest reported COVID-19 related death in the U.S.


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