South Korea on Tuesday announced its second child death from COVID-19.
The six-year-old boy was rushed to a Seoul hospital’s emergency room on Dec. 4 over continued fever and breathing difficulties after spending two days in home isolation, sources familiar with the matter told The Korea Herald.
The sources said the boy started having a fever of 37.8 degrees Celsius on Nov. 25 and tested positive for COVID-19 on Dec. 2. He had a chronic neurological disease.
Korea’s first known child death was a 5-year-old girl with a brain disorder. She was dead on arrival at a Gyeonggi Province hospital on Nov. 28 and tested positive postmortem.
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