Suffer The Children: A 7-year-old Georgia boy with no underlying conditions is dead from COVID-19 after being forced to attend a church service where two elderly members also contracted the virus and died.
A 7-year-old Georgia boy who died of Covid-19 attended a Chatham County church where two elderly members had died after testing positive for the coronavirus, according to county Coroner Bill Wessinger.
WSAV News reports:
A 7-year-old boy has died of COVID-19 in Chatham County, the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) reported Thursday.
This marks not only the youngest death in Chatham County but in the state of Georgia.
The Georgia Department of Public Health reports that the boy had no underlying medical conditions. After having a seizure while taking a shower the boy was rushed to the hospital where he later died.
According to reports, the boy’s death has been linked to Savannah Holy Church of God where there are nine reported cases of COVID-19.
Coastal Health District (CHD) Director Dr. Lawton Davis released the following statement on the child’s death:
Every COVID-19 death we report is tragic, but to lose someone so young is especially heart-breaking. We know that older individuals and those with underlying conditions are at higher risk of complications, but this is a disease everyone should take seriously. Please watch out for each other, wear a mask in public, wash your hands often, and stay home if you’re sick. A community-wide crisis demands a community-wide response, and we all must do our part to keep each other safe.
In a statement commenting on the tragedy, Georgia Governor Brian Kemp said:
This child’s death is absolutely tragic, and we are praying for their loved ones in this difficult time.
However, Kemp’s “prayers” ring hollow, given the fact that the Georgia governor has been fighting against face mask mandates despite the fact that face masks are known to stop the spread of the virus.
Adding insult to injury, last April Kemp made headlines after demonstrating an astonishing intellectual incompetence by making the ludicrous claim that he didn’t know asymptomatic people could transmit the COVID-19 virus.
Bottom line: A 7-year-old Georgia boy with no underlying conditions is dead from COVID-19 after being forced to attend a church service where two elderly members also contracted the virus and died.