6-week-old baby boy dies from COVID-19 in Corpus Christi – KTRK-TV

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (KTRK) — An infant has died due to coronavirus in Corpus Christi, the Corpus Christi-Nueces County Public District reports.

The baby boy was six weeks old.

“Our deepest condolences go out to his parents and family,” the Nueces County Public District said in a statement.

District director Annette Rodriguez said the child had a co-infection and his death was identified as sudden infant death syndrome, also known as SIDS, the Corpus Christi Caller-Times reported.

An autopsy was ordered, though there is no approved postmortem COVID-19 test, according to the Caller-Times report. Results could take up to eight weeks.

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