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LDH confirms seventh COVID-19 pediatric death as part of 4th surge

The minor was between the ages of 12 and 17 and took place during the state’s fourth surge
In a news release, the agency stated that the minor was between the ages of 12 and 17. No...
In a news release, the agency stated that the minor was between the ages of 12 and 17. No further information will be released regarding the child's death.(CDC)
Published: Sep. 22, 2021 at 12:25 PM CDT
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BATON ROUGE, La. (KSLA) - On Sept. 22, the Louisiana Department of Health confirmed another death of a minor due to COVID-19.

In a news release, the agency stated that the minor was between the ages of 12 and 17.

No further information will be released regarding the child’s death.

Now, the new number of pediatric deaths during the state’s fourth surge stands at seven. Overall, 16 juveniles younger than the age of 18 have died from COVID-19 in the State of Louisiana.

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