Newborn baby dies from Covid-19

Newborn baby dies from Covid-19

A 37-day-old baby who developed Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) after contracting Covid-19 died on Monday, becoming the youngest victim of the disease in Greece.

The news was announced by Health Minister Vassilis Kikilias in a tweet.

The newborn had been treated for approximately two weeks in the Intensive Care Unit of the Athenian children’s hospital “Aghia Sofia.

Δυστυχώς σήμερα είχαμε το νεότερο θύμα της πανδημίας στη χώρα μας. Ένα βρέφος που πέρασε τις 17 από τις 37 ημέρες ζωής...

Posted by Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Monday, March 8, 2021
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