A newborn baby girl has died from COVID-19.
According to the Ministry of Health in its daily update, the newborn baby girl was among 19 deaths recorded today.
The baby girl has become the youngest person to die from COVID in this country since the pandemic began in March 2020.
Last month two boys, both age 7, died from the disease.
The Minister of Health also stated that 14 children under the age of one had been admitted to the hospital for COVID.
Health officials have been warning that the trends have been showing younger people being admitted into the hospitals to be treated for COVID-19.
Earlier today it was revealed that four pregnant women died from COVID-19. This is according to the Director in the Directorate of Women’s Health Dr Adesh Sirjusingh, who also said
1,002 pregnant women contracted the disease.
He also added, that there have been four instances of transmission from a COVID-19 positive mother to the child.