New Delhi: A 14-month-old baby boy in Jamnagar district of Gujarat on Tuesday evening died due to multiple organ failure after testing positive for the deadly coronavirus infection. Also Read - Virtual Rallies, Conferences: This is How BJP Plans to Celebrate First Anniversary of Modi Govt 2.0
The toddler belonged to a family of migrant labourers and had no recent travel history. He was admitted to a government hospital in Jamnagar in critical condition. Also Read - On First Day of Last Week of Lockdown 4.0, India Reopens Its Skies; Highest Single-Day Spike of 6,977 Recorded | 10 Points
The boy had tested positive for the contagious disease two days ago, and was kept on ventilator support. He eventually died due to multiple organ failure becoming the youngest death in the Gujarat, officials stated. Also Read - Uttar Pradesh News: State Govt Releases 2257 Convicts on Parole For 8 Weeks to Decongest jails
The number of coronavirus patients in Gujarat rose to over 175 after 29 new cases were reported today. Four persons succumbed to the ghastly infection in the last 24 hours, taking the death count in the state to 16.
Notably, the Gujarat government has also decided to implement a cluster containment plan across 15 localities in four cities, calling for a complete lockdown of these areas even after April 14.