Coronavirus Updates: The first child to die of COVID-19 in Kerala
The four-month-old kid who was under treatment for COVID-19 in Kerala lost her life on Friday morning.
The newborn child is accepted to be the principal youngster and the most youthful to kick the bucket of the malady in the state. The kid hailing from Payyanad in Manjeri (Malappuram locale) had been under treatment for COVID-19 at the Kozhikode Government Medical College Hospital (GMCH) for past two days.
The infant had additionally been taking treatment for coronary illness and undergrowth from different hospitals in the state including the Kozhikode GMCH. The infant tested positive for COVID-19 on Wednesday. The specialists with the Kozhikode GMCH said the child was under strict monitoring and management according to the COVID-19 convention at the GMCH.
“On the arrival, the baby was in shock and respiratory failure. Baby was resuscitated, mechanically ventilated and appropriate antibiotics for pneumonia and supportive measures to correct shock were started. Despite all these measures, the baby remained sick. As the child comes under severe acute respiratory infection criteria, she was admitted to COVID ICU. She was under strict monitoring and management as per Covid protocol of the state. Despite all possible efforts, baby continued to be in shock, developed cardiac arrest and expired on Friday at 6 am,” the specialists said.
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