Suspected Covid-Related Death Of Child In Spain’s Asturias

INVESTIGATION launched into the suspected Covid-related death of a child in Spain’s Asturias

An investigation has been launched into the death of a 12-year-old boy from Gijon who had tested negative for Covid-19 but nonetheless displayed symptoms compatible with coronavirus. The youngster sadly passed away on January 1 at the Central University Hospital of Asturias.

The child died several days after being admitted to hospital “with symptoms of the pandemic infection” but had “never tested positive by PCR,” as reported by Austrian news outlet La Nueva Espana. The outlet reported that an autopsy will be carried out to establish the cause of death after he suffered “multiple organ failure” even though “no-one in his environment was aware that he suffered from any previous pathology.”


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Former teacher and health services manager with a Degree in English, Sarah moved to Spain from Southern Ireland with her husband, who runs his own car rental business, in 2019. She is now enjoying a completely different pace and quality of life on the Costa Blanca South, with wonderful Spanish and expat friends in Cabo Roig. Sarah began working with Euro Weekly News in 2020 and loves nothing more than bringing all the latest national and international news to her local community.


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