Hawaii health officials confirmed the states very first pediatric coronavirus-related death in a child who had actually been visiting the state with his completely vaccinated moms and dads. The kid, who officials stated was in between the ages of 0-10, had “understood underlying health conditions” and started experiencing symptoms soon after showing up in the islands.The child was taken to a healthcare facility where he passed away, a press release said. No even more information about the child or his moms and dads were launched by officials, and it was unclear where he might have contracted the virus. A health department spokesperson informed Hawaii News Now that both of his moms and dads had actually tested unfavorable prior to traveling from the mainland to Hawaii, however the kid had not been.Brooks Baehr, the spokesperson, said the young boys signs came on so all of a sudden that it “is extremely likely this kid was contaminated with COVID while on the mainland or possibly in transit.”MINNESOTA FIRST GRADER DIES FROM CORONAVIRUS, GOV SAYSOfficials also did not elaborate even more on what his hidden conditions were, or for the length of time he had actually been hospitalized prior to his death.CLICK HERE FOR COMPLETE CORONAVIRUS COVERAGEWhile the kids death marks the first pediatric coronavirus-related casualty in the state, while uncommon, the country has actually seen at least 240. Hawaii is seeing a daily average of 77 new coronavirus cases, and has a test positivity rate of 1.4%. The state has actually doled out more than 1.1 million doses of vaccine thus far.
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