Teenage boy dies in London after testing positive for coronavirus

The teenaged boy died at King’s College Hospital in South London. (Getty Images)
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Updated 31 March 2020

Teenage boy dies in London after testing positive for coronavirus

  • King’s College Hospital statement: Sadly, a 13-year old boy who tested positive for COVID-19 has passed away

LONDON: A 13-year-old boy in London who tested positive for coronavirus has died, a hospital said on Tuesday.
“Sadly, a 13-year old boy who tested positive for COVID-19 has passed away, and our thoughts and condolences are with the family at this time,” King’s College Hospital said in a statement.
“The death has been referred to the coroner and no further comment will be made.”


Russia reports 8,984 new coronavirus cases, 134 deaths

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Russia reports 8,984 new coronavirus cases, 134 deaths

  • The total death toll in the country has reached 5,859

MOSCOW: Russia reported 8,984 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours on Sunday, pushing the total number of infections to 467,673.
Officials said 134 people had died during the same period, bringing the official nationwide death toll to 5,859.