One-day-old daughter dies after coronavirus mother gives birth prematurely – The Sun

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A newborn baby has become the youngest coronavirus death in the United States after his mother contracted the virus and entered premature labor.

 One day premature baby (not shown) has become the youngest victim of Lousiana coronavirus8
One day premature baby (not shown) has become the youngest victim of Lousiana coronavirusCredit: Alamy

The baby girl, who died on Monday, was born prematurely in Louisiana after her mother was admitted to hospital for symptoms of coronavirus last week.

Although the infant has not tested positive for the virus, authorities anticipate death from the coronavirus due to “the positive nature of the mother,” Dr William “Beau” Clark, parish coroner, said on Monday. ‘East Baton Rouge, during a teleconference. .

“Unfortunately, her pregnancy, which she was carrying, she entered preterm labor and finally gave birth prematurely, and in doing so, the baby, due to the extreme prematurity, did not survive,” he said. -he declares.

 The baby has not tested positive for the coronavirus, but his death is considered to be linked to the virus because his mother did, coroner Dr. William Clark said on Friday.8
The baby has not tested positive for the coronavirus, but his death is considered to be linked to the virus because his mother did, the coroner, Dr. William Clark said on Friday.Credit: Office of the Coroner of the parish of East Baton Rouge

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 Mother connected to ventilator after suffering from shortness of breath and lack of oxygen associated with coronavirus

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Mother connected to ventilator after suffering from shortness of breath and lack of oxygen associated with coronavirusCredits: Getty Images – Getty

“The child has not yet tested positive for COVID-19, however, the mother was.

“In talking to the state epidemiologist, we all agree that I would be included and the doctors involved in the care, that it would be a death related to COVID-19 due to the positive nature of the mother. “

The mother, connected to a ventilator, suffered from shortness of breath and lack of oxygen associated with the virus.

If she hadn’t suffered from these symptoms, she wouldn’t have given birth prematurely, according to Dr. Clark.

As of Monday, at least 477 people died of the virus nationwide, with at least 13,010 confirmed cases – the fourth largest number of confirmed cases in the United States.

More than 9,000 people have died from the virus across the country.

 If the mother had not suffered from coronavirus symptoms, she would not have entered premature labor, said Dr. Clark.8
If the mother had not suffered from coronavirus symptoms, she would not have entered premature labor, said Dr. Clark.Credit: Office of the Coroner of the parish of East Baton Rouge
 At least 477 people died of coronavirus in Louisiana and more than 13,010 were infected

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At least 477 people died of coronavirus in Louisiana and more than 13,010 were infectedCredits: Getty Images – Getty

Although infant coronavirus deaths are rare, the little girl in Louisiana is not the first to succumb to the deadly virus.

A six-week-old baby who tested positive for coronavirus died in Connecticut last Wednesday, Governor Ned Lamont said.

The child’s death is probably one of the youngest of the disease “anywhere,” said Lamont.

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Governor Lamont tweeted, “A 6 week old baby from the Hartford area was brought unanswered to the hospital last week and could not be resuscitated. “Credits: Getty Images – Getty
 Governor announced baby's death on Twitter last Wednesday

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Governor announced baby’s death on Twitter last WednesdayCredit: Twitter / @ GovNedLamont

Governor Ned Lamont Confirms World’s Lowest Coronavirus Victim Dies at Six Weeks in Connecticut


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