Public Health District Reports COVID-19 Related Death of an Infant

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CORPUS CHRISTI TX - The Corpus Christi - Nueces County Public Health District received notification today of a COVID-19 related death of an infant. The patient was male under 6 months of age. Our deepest condolences go out to his parents and family. Further information is not being released for privacy and confidentiality reasons.

These public health strategies must be followed to reduce the spread of the virus:

● Stay at home if you are sick.

● Practice social distancing with everyone outside of your immediate household.

● Wear a mask when in public.

● Wash your hands frequently with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.

● Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.

● Avoid close contact with people who are sick.

● Disinfect frequently touched surfaces at home and at work.