One month old baby passes away from COVID

One month old baby passes away from COVID

By Naveel Krishant
Friday 12/08/2022
Permanent Secretary for Health Dr James Fong

A one-month-old baby has passed away due to COVID-19.

Permanent Secretary for Health Dr James Fong says the child was admitted at the CWM Hospital 3 weeks after birth with severe COVID-19, and despite the best efforts of clinicians, he sadly died last Saturday.

There have been 59 new cases recorded since Tuesday.

35 new cases were recorded on Tuesday, 2 new cases on Wednesday, and 22 new cases in the last 24 hours ending at 8 am yesterday.

Of the 59 cases recorded, 15 cases were recorded in the Central Division; 42 cases were recorded in the Western Division and 2 cases were recorded in the Northern Division.

The national 7-day rolling average of cases as of 7th August is 29 daily cases.



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