Six-week-old infant dies of COVID-19 in US

A six-week-old infant has died of complications relating to COVID-19 in United States.This is one of the youngest recorded deaths from the virus.

Governor Ned Lamont said that the newborn was brought unresponsive to a hospital late last week and could not be revived.

The fast-spreading virus that has caused at least 4,476 deaths in the United States is believed to be more dangerous for older adults, though increasingly it appears to be also sending younger patients to hospital as well.

New York state, which Connecticut borders, has been particularly hard hit by Covid-19, accounting for nearly 2,000 of the US deaths.

Residents of New York, Connecticut and New Jersey have posted over one lakh cases altogether