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12-year-old boy died of Covid-19

GOA: A 12-year-old boy with leukemia became the youngest in the state to die of Covid-19. The daily bulletin said that Covid-19 was an incidental finding in the boy, who was primarily a case of leukemia with intracranial bleeding.

The death was one of eight on Saturday,that took the toll up to 343. Another young death reported on Saturday was that of a 25-year-old woman from Socorro, who suffered from chronic kidney disease and died after two weeks of treatment.

Opposition leader Digambar Kamat demanded the government “wake up and focus on health by treating it as the topmost priority”. Six deaths were reported from Goa Medical College (GMC) and hospital, Bambolim, and two from the ESI-Covid hospital, Margao. Two women a 60-year-old from Agassaim and a 61-year-old from Cortalim died within a few hours after they were taken to hospital.

The News24 Goa

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