Mourning in Galveston County, Texas, for the death of Kali Cook, the youngest victim of Covid-19 in the US state. The girl was 4 years old: after showing a fever she died in her sleep at her home on Tuesday and further analyzes revealed that she was positive for Covid. The day before, her mother and the rest of the family had been infected.
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She had had a fever for a few hours, then her condition suddenly worsened and she died last Tuesday at just four years old in her sleep and in her home. Subsequent tests revealed that the girl was found to be positive for Coronavirus. Mourning in the county of Galveston, in Texas, for the death of Kali Cook, the youngest victim of Covid-19 in the US state. The little girl, who had just started attending kindergarten, would have been infected by her mother, who is not vaccinated, and along with the rest of her family. Philip Keizer, head of the local health authority, called the death an unexpected tragedy. According to local newspapers, Kali has never tested positive for the virus and the presence of Covid was confirmed only later by the coroner’s office and the Galveston County health department. The mother, on the other hand, had discovered that she was positive last Monday, along with another son and her 5-month-old daughter. “I went home and I was isolated – she said in tears Karra Harwood -. I tried to stay away from her and didn’t want her and my other children to notice. ”The woman added that her daughter was not diagnosed with immune disorders or other critical health conditions.
Karra then confirmed, speaking to the Daily News, who was not vaccinated against Covid: “I was against it, but now I regret it of this decision. What happened is serious and we could never have believed it could happen. “Then in a post on Facebook on 9 September he wrote:” We are still in forty. My little girl has certainly touched so many lives and was one of a kind. Nothing can or will ever fill the hole in my heart without her. Until we huddle again. ”According to the Texas Department of State Health Services, as of September 10, at least 2,384 children have contracted Covid-19 in the stars and stripes state due to the high prevalence of the Delta variant.