It has been announced that a 4 month old baby, who was caught in the new type of coronavirus (Kovid-19) in Fiji, located in the South Pacific Ocean, has died.
Fijian Health Minister James Fong in a written statement on the ministry’s official website said that one of three people who have lost their lives to Kovid-19 in the country in the past 24 hours was a 4 month old baby.
Minister Fong said the baby was brought to the health center in the capital Suva on September 1 with mild respiratory distress and was transferred to Colonial War Memorial Hospital after necessary examinations.
Explaining that the baby was diagnosed with Kovid-19 at the hospital where he was transferred, Minister Fong said, “His mother said the baby was coughing and behaving irritably two days before she went to the hospital. at the health center. fever the day before his request. The Kovid-19 test, which was done according to protocol at the time of admission to the hospital, was positive and unfortunately. He died five days after being admitted to hospital. used his statements.
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Stating that 240 cases have been recorded in Fiji in the past 24 hours, according to official data, Fong said two male patients, one aged 66 and the other 76, have died.
In Fiji, which consists of more than 300 archipelagos in the South Pacific Ocean and has an estimated 890,000 inhabitants, 528 of the 48,000,393 people captured in Kovid-19 lost their lives.
SOUTH AFRICA’S SMALLEST VICTOR
The smallest victim of the virus was the baby who died of respiratory failure after being born prematurely in South Africa in May last year. Two days after the baby was born, he died from the virus.
In the statement made by the South African Department of Health, it was announced that the baby’s mother had tested positive for Kovid-19.