Houston reports first pediatric Covid-19 death in youth with no underlying conditions – CNN

“This disaster serves as a reminder that children, even without underlying health conditions, can get seriously ill and pass away from COVID-19,” stated Dr. David Persse, chief medical officer for the City of Houston in the declaration.”On behalf of the City of Houston, I extend my condolences to the kids family during their time of sorrow,” Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner said in a statement.”Harris County, which consists of Houston, had 1,298 verified Covid cases and 35 deaths on Thursday, according to Johns Hopkins University Center for Systems Science and Engineering.The county has confirmed 486,701 Covid-19 cases and 7,091 deaths from the virus.

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