U.S. first confirmed under 18 Child dies from coronavirus in Los Angeles County
Public health officials in Los Angeles report that a minor has died from the coronavirus in the US.
The minor is believed to be the first person under 18 to die from the coronavirus pandemic in the US.
“A devastating reminder that COVID-19 infects people of all ages,” an LA health official said.
The L.A. County Department of Public Health only described the child who died as a Lancaster resident who lived in Lancaster.
The case is a “devastating reminder that COVID-19 infects people of all ages,” said Dr. Barbara Ferrer, director of L.A. County Department of Public Health.