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The youngest to lose life in TN to Covid-19 is 18 months old

 Chennai, June 29: Covid-19 has claimed lot of lives in Tamil Nadu till now. It was on Sunday that a 18-month-old baby breathed its last owing to Corona virus in Villupuram, only to be the first youngest in Tamil Nadu to lose its life to COVID-19.


The 18-month baby died at Villupuram Medical College Hospital yesterday. Sources say, baby from Tindivanam was admitted into the hospital with symptoms of Corona virus. Meanwhile a 13-years who was undergoing treatment for dermatomyositis for many years also lost life. The boy had experienced difficulties in breathing and was admitted to a private hospital in Thanjavur on June 24.



 His samples were sent for testing and they came back on Saturday and confirmed that the boy was positive for Covid-19. He was later shifted to TMCH. The doctors said the boy was under immunosuppressant drugs, and would have contracted the virus without much difficulty.

Submitted By: Edited By: Sharmishtha Sharma Published By: Sharmishtha Sharma at Jun 29 2020 5:18PM

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