Coronavirus: 16-year-old girl becomes France’s youngest victim

France 24 shared this heartbreaking story of a 16-year-old girl who sadly succumbed to the novel coronavirus, and died.

The mother of France’s youngest coronavirus victim has spoken of the ‘unbearable’ loss of her 16-year-old daughter, as the country reported its highest daily toll from the pandemic.

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Many countries around Europe, and indeed the rest of the world, are experiencing daily increases in the number of people infected and the number of deaths, as the global Covid-19 pandemic continues to worsen.

In This Story: COVID-19

Covid-19 is the official WHO name given to the novel coronavirus which broke out in late 2019 and began to spread in the early months of 2020.

Symptoms of coronavirus

The main symptoms of coronavirus are:

  • a persistent new cough (non productive, dry)
  • a high temperature (e.g. head feels warm to the touch)
  • shortness of breath (if this is abnormal for the individual, or increased)

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