San Diego County reports first child COVID-19-related death – 10News

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) — San Diego County reported 39 extra COVID-19 fatalities Friday together with the county’s first pediatric dying.

The county public well being officer confirmed the kid was a 10-year-old boy with underlying medical situations, however declined to launch particular particulars due to privateness legal guidelines.

“Our deepest condolences exit to the household and mates of this youngster,” stated Wilma J. Wooten, M.D., M.P.H., County public well being officer. “This boy’s dying is a somber reminder that this pandemic impacts everybody in our group, no matter their age, and we should do the whole lot we are able to to guard one another and gradual the unfold of the virus.”

Wooten continues to induce San Diegans to do the next:

  • Wash your arms
  • Watch your distance round others
  • Put on a masks
  • When sick, keep residence and get examined
  • Get vaccinated when it’s your flip

The “vaccination superstation” at Petco Park administered its 100,000th dose of the COVID-19 vaccine on Thursday.

San Diego County has the capability to manage greater than 20,000 vaccines each day and expects to boost that to 30,000 subsequent week, however at the moment solely has the provides to manage round 10,000 vaccines a day.

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