A Virginia youngster beneath the age of 10 died from COVID-19, a well being official confirmed. The dying occurred simply days after a 10-year-old Virginia woman additionally died after contracting the virus.

Larry Hill, VirginiaDivision of Health (VDH) spokesperson, confirmed the unidentified kid’s dying to the Richmond Times-Dispatch on Thursday morning however didn’t present any additional data. 

The kid’s dying occurred simply days after 10-year-old Teresa Sperry died after contracting the virus.

According to Teresa’s mom, Nicole Sperry, the kid was assigned to assist sick classmates to the nurse’s workplace at Hillpoint Elementary School. She stated the mother and father who allowed their sick youngsters to return to highschool put her daughter’s well being in jeopardy and claimed it finally led to her dying, in response to her Facebook web page.

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When the college introduced Teresa’s dying, the division superintendent included that folks ought to advise college students to clean their fingers and keep away from touching their mouth and nostril, amongst different preventive measures to scale back virus unfold, in response to a letter shared over social media.

Fox News has requested remark from Hillpoint Elementary School.

Nicole Sperry took to Facebook in response to the elementary faculty assertion.

“My beautiful girl was taken from me because people are too damn selfish to care about what could happen to others,” she wrote in a Facebook post, later including, “We wore our mask because there are too many in our tribe who are at risk. My daughter was not at risk. And now she is gone.”

Sperry urged others to “wear a damn mask, get vaccinated” and observe social distance to honor her late daughter.

Norfolk-based outlet Virginian-Pilot reported that extra pediatric COVID-19 sufferers have been admitted to Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters in Virginia over every other prior month within the pandemic.

According to the well being division, the 2 pediatric deaths brings the entire variety of COVID-19 associated youngsters deaths in Virginia to 13 – 12 of which occurred in 2021.