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Los Angeles County reports death of a minor exposed to coronavirus

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Gustavo Carr | 25 March, 2020, 04:58

"Each loss we experience in LA County is tragic, and we are sending our heartfelt condolences to the families and loved ones who've had to endure this tragedy", Los Angeles County Public Health Director Barbara Ferrer said in a statement.

Public health officials in California's Los Angeles county announced what is believed to be the first US death of a patient under 18 years old from the COVID-19 coronavirus on Tuesday.

The death of the youth from Lancaster, just north of Los Angeles, comes despite the disease not typically proving severe for juveniles.

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Inslee said people can also go outside for a walk or a run, as long as they maintain six feet of distance from everybody. The long list of essential businesses that will remain open includes grocery stores, pharmacies, banks and gas stations.

"Garfield County will follow all Public Health Orders issued by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) and all Executive Orders issued by the Governor of Colorado related to the COVID-19 virus unless otherwise excepted or ordered."

A 14-year-old boy in China was previously reported to have died from the virus, as was a victim in Spain between the age of 10 and 19.

A recent Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report found juveniles "appear to have milder COVID-19 illness", with no intensive care admissions or deaths in the U.S. as of March 16. The other's situation was not known.

As of Tuesday, there had been 662 cases across the entire county, including 11 deaths, with 119 patients hospitalized. Indoors, there must be a density of no more than one person per four square metres of floor space. Unfortunately, it continues to spread, even as health and government officials urge people to stay inside of their homes.