LDH confirms 8th pediatric death from COVID-19 in state’s fourth surge

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LDH, Louisiana Department of Health

BATON ROUGE, La (BRPROUD)- Louisiana Department of Health sadly confirms another death of a child during the fourth surge of COVID-19 in the state. The Louisiana Department of Health today reports 39 deaths from COVID, including this child.

The child was between the ages of 0 and 4. LDH says no further information will be released on this death.

This brings the total of pediatric deaths during this fourth surge to eight. In total, 17 children younger than 18 have died from COVID in Louisiana.

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