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14-month-old boy dies due to COVID-19 in Jamnagar


PTI, Apr 8, 2020, 8:02 AM IST

Jamnagar: A 14-month-old baby boy, who had tested positive for coronavirus in Gujarats Jamnagar district on Sunday, died of multiple organ failure on Tuesday April 7, said officials.

The toddler, son of a migrant labourer-couple having no recent travel history, died in the evening at a government hospital in Jamnagar, said an official release.

“He was in a critical condition ever since he was admitted to the hospital,” it said.

The boy, who tested positive for coronavirus two days ago, was as on ventilator support and eventually died due to multiple organ failure, said the release.

He becomes the youngest patient to succumbed to COVID- 19 in Gujarat, where the death toll has now gone up to 16.

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