14-month-old Boy Who was Gujarat's Youngest Coronavirus Patient Dies in Jamnagar

A 14-month-old baby boy who had tested positive for coronavirus in Gujarat's Jamnagar district on April 5 died of multiple organ failure on Tuesday, said officials.

The toddler, son of a migrant labourer-couple with no recent travel history, died in the evening at a government hospital in Jamnagar, said an official release. He was in a critical condition since he was admitted to the hospital.

The boy, who tested positive for coronavirus two days ago, was as on ventilator support and eventually died of multiple organ failure, said the release.

He becomes the youngest patient to succumb to COVID- 19 in Gujarat, where the death toll has now gone up to 16.