A six-week-old baby with coronavirus has died in Connecticut – reportedly the youngest person to die after catching the disease.
Connecticut governer tweeted his “heartbreaking sadness” in confirming the 1st pediatric death linked to COVID-19
. It is unclear if the baby had underlying health conditions.
“A 6-week-old newborn from the Hartford area was brought unresponsive to a hospital late last week and could not be revived,” Mr. Lamond tweeted on Wednesday.
“Testing confirmed last night that the newborn was COVID-19 positive. This is absolutely heartbreaking. We believe this is one of the youngest lives lost anywhere due to complications relating to COVID-19. The confirmed coronavirus-linked death toll in the US
has almost doubled in 3 days to 5,137, with 216,722 cases.