Brazilian Family Mourns Death of 1-Year-Old With Coronavirus

Date: 2020-05-15 06:38:14


This family in Brazil is mourning the death of their 1-year-old toddler who was infected with the coronavirus.

Vitoria Gabrielle’s mother Andreia de Sousa received a call from the hospital where Vitoria was being treated to find out her daughter died after testing positive for Covid-19.

Vitoria Gabrielle had contracted viral meningitis in December and some symptoms persisted. “Bilateral pneumonia, infected by COVID-19, hydrocephalus and hepatosplenomegaly” were the causes of death written in the death certificate.

Brazil has almost 14,000 Covid-19 deaths, making it the hardest-hit Latin American country.

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