China: Baby of 30 hour infected with coronavirus
A baby born on 2 February 2020 in Wuhan, the epicentre of the virus, has been diagnosed with the new coronavirus just 30 hours after birth, the youngest case recorded so far. It is unclear how the disease was transmitted - in the womb, or after birth.
France: 16 year old healthy girl with died of coronavirus
Her name is Julie.
On 25 March 2020, She died of coronavirus in Necker hospital in 15th arrondissement, Paris. she was 16 years old.
« Faut arrêter de croire que cela ne touche que les personnes âgées. Personne n'est invincible face à ce virus mutant...Julie avait simplement une légère toux la semaine dernière. Cela a empiré ce week-end avec des glaires et lundi, on a été voir un médecin généraliste. C'est là qu'on lui a diagnostiqué une détresse respiratoire. Elle n'avait pas de maladies particulières avant cela ».
Spain: 21 year old football coach with cancer died of coronavirus
His name is Francisco García, a football coach in Malaga, Spain. In middle March, when he died from coronavirus, he became the youngest person dying from covid-19.
At the time when he was tested positive of coronavirus, it was also found he had leukaemia, un condition he was not aware of. Infectious disease experts said that had Garcia not been suffering from leukaemia, he would likely have survived the bout of coronavirus.
UK: 21 year old girl with no pre health condition died of coronavirus
Her name is Chloe Middleton, she was from High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire. She has died after contracting coronavirus with no underlying conditions, she was 21 years old.
"Speaking from a personal experience, this so-called virus has taken the life of my 21-year-old daughter......My beautiful, kind-hearted 21 year old niece has passed away from Covid-19......She had no underlying health conditions......The reality of this virus is only just unfolding before our very eyes......Please, please adhere to government guidelines......Do your bit. Protect yourselves and protect others. The virus isn't spreading, people are spreading the virus."
On 30 March, A boy named Ismail died of coronavirus in London's King's College Hospital, he was 13 years old.
Portugal: 14 year old boy died of coronavirus
On 29 March 2020, a 14 year old boy infected with coronavirus died in São Sebastião hospital, in Santa Maria da Feira, 30 km south of Porto.
Belgium: 12 year old gir died of coronavirus
On 31 March, during the daily news conference given by Belgium's health service, it announced the death of a 12-year-old girl as victim of coronavirus, the youngest so far in the country, and the youngest in Europe.
Spokesman Steven Van Gucht said the girl had tested positive for coronavirus and had a fever for three days before her death.
Dr Emmanuel Andre, a government spokesman in Belgium said it was "an emotionally difficult moment, because it involves a child, and it has also upset the medical and scientific community.”
USA: Baby of 6 weeks and another of less than year old both died of coronavirus
On 28 March 2020, a baby less than one-year-old who tested positive for virus known as COVID-19 died in Chicago, the first death of an infant from coronavirus pandemic in the world.
Both The Illinois governor, JB Pritzker and Illinois Department of Public Health Director Dr. Ngozi Ezike said an investigation is underway to determine the cause of death.
Another baby of six-week-old from Heartford Connecticut has also died from the coronavirus, according to the state governor Governor Ned Lamont, making it the state’s first paediatric death.
The governor confirmed testing showed the infant was Covid-19 positive and government officials believe the child is one of the youngest to die from the virus.
In Italy, Dr Antonio Pesenti, the head of Lombardy's intensive crisis care unit, said many younger people were being admitted to hospital with severe cases of the coronavirus: "We have patients who are 20 years old or 30 years old, quite a few, and those are severe like the old ones."