May 15, 2022 12:30 pm

A seven-month-old baby who was hospitalized with Covid in intensive care died

A seven month old baby, named Valentina, who was hospitalized in intensive therapy for Covid-19 died yesterday in Corrientes and became the youngest victim of that disease in the province.

The minor, a native of the city of Corrientes Goya, had been hospitalized since Tuesday of last week in the John Paul II Pediatric Hospital the provincial capital after testing positive for Covid-19. As her health deteriorated rapidly, two days later she was transferred to intensive care.

“He had already recovered from the illness, but the virus affected the pathology I had”, they said from the Ministry of Health of Corrientes according to the local media The eleven. And although they did not give more details, they established that he had a basic illness.

From the hospital they indicated that until yesterday There were 14 children who had the disease in their facilities and one of them is in intensive care with a reserved prognosis.

Valentina yesterday became the youngest victim of the pandemic in the territory. According to the Ministry of Health of the Nation, at the country level the youngest fatal victim was a baby from Mendoza de eight days of life.

Also yesterday, Corrientes reported 444 new cases of coronavirus yesterday, so it already has 118,349 cases since the outbreak began.

Government yesterday reported 88,503 new Covid-19 infections, which raised the count national to 8,130,023. of that number, 7,162,581 have already overcome the disease people and 847,423 patients are active cases.

Meanwhile, the The death toll was 120,019, the highest number of deaths in the last four months since 170 days ago, as of August 9, 502 deaths were reported.

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