First death of minor, Teenage boy who was ‘first American child to die.
Public health officials in Los Angeles report that a minor has died from the coronavirus in the US.
The minor is believed to be the first person under 18 to die from the coronavirus pandemic in the US.
“A devastating reminder that COVID-19 infects people of all ages,” an LA health official said.
The L.A. County Department of Public Health only described the child who died as a Lancaster resident who lived in Lancaster.
The city of Long Beach reported one of the four new cases on Monday, describing the patient as a woman in her 50s with underlying health issues. L.A. County officials on Tuesday said they were still working to confirm information about the two other patients who died.