Family of UK's youngest coronavirus victim, 13, tell people to stay home

BREAKING: Family of UK’s youngest coronavirus victim, 13, tell people to stay home

4/1/2020 5:21:00 PM

BREAKING: Family of UK’s youngest coronavirus victim, 13, tell people to stay home

Ismail Mohamed Abdulwahab, 13, from Brixton, south London, passed away at King’s College Hospital on Monday morning after being put into an induced coma.

SharesIsmail Mohamed Abdulwahab, 13, passed away at King’s College Hospital on Monday morning (Picture: Getty)The family of the UK’s youngestvictim have urged people to ‘stay at home’.Ismail Mohamed Abdulwahab, 13, from Brixton, southLondon, passed away at King’s College Hospital on Monday morning after being put into an induced coma.

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His family paid tribute to a ‘loving son’ with a ‘heartwarming’ smile, while telling the public to listen to government advice ‘to protect the NHS and save lives’.The young teenager had no known pre-existing health conditions and died alone due to isolation rules around the severely infectious virus.

His family said he had no underlying health conditions (Picture: EPA)The Mohamed family said: ‘We are heartbroken as a family due to the devastation caused by the coronavirus as it becomes too real for us as a family and community.‘Ismail was a loving son, brother, nephew to our family and a friend to many people who knew him. His smile was heart-warming and he was always gentle and kind.’

AdvertisementAdvertisementThey went on: ‘As a family, we have decided not to release Ismail’s picture at this juncture as we are concerned where it may end up and how this will impact us upon seeing it.‘We as a family are still trying to come to terms with the sudden death of Ismail.

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