Two-month-old baby dies of COVID-19 at Ste-Justine Hospital

The boy was in good health at birth, according to the hospital, but was recently placed in intensive care due to COVID-19 and died on Dec. 16.

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A baby who was less than two months old died of COVID-19 at Ste-Justine Hospital.

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The boy was in good health at birth, according to the hospital, but was recently placed in intensive care due to COVID-19 and died on Dec. 16.

The hospital said it will not provide further details on this file, for confidentiality reasons.

“Ste-Justine offers its sincere condolences to the baby’s parents and family,” the hospital said in a statement.

The hospital emphasized that babies have a higher risk of complications related to COVID-19, and that measures are necessary to prevent the transmission of the virus, including: reduction of contacts, use of masks, hand washing, respect for the social distancing of two meters and vaccination of people close to the baby.

Reference-montrealgazette.com

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