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16-year-old dies of COVID-19 in Montreal hospital

16-year-old dies of COVID-19 in Montreal hospital

2021-04-07 10:57:00 PM

16-year-old dies of COVID-19 in Montreal hospital

The Ste-Justine Hospital in Montreal confirmed Wednesday that a 16-year-old has died of COVID-19.

In a statement, hospital spokesperson Florence Meney said that generally speaking, "people who die at a young age of COVID-19 are generally people who have major comorbidities."Meney said she was unable to provide further details about the youth's death due to privacy concerns. 

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The teen is believed to be the youngest person to die of COVID-19 in Quebec. Last August, the virus claimed the life of Don Béni Kabangu Nsapu, who was 19. He died Aug. 16 at the Pierre-Le Gardeur Hospital in Terrebonne. - This is a developing story that will be updated.  

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CovidEcoles :( How comethis headline isn’t published when a child dies of the flu So very tragic and sad! My condolences go out to the family and loved ones. PremierLegault stop taking “calculated risks” with our students’ lives. Tells me all I need to know. Sensationalist bullshit as usual My goodness cant believe this. Any other illness?

What were his underlying medical conditions? This is why we should be vaccinating eligible students along with teachers. Colleges and universities too. Sad but it will happen. Do you believe this?