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Edwards: a child under 10 has died from COVID-19

This is the second death of somebody under 18 in the state.
Credit: Associated Press

BATON ROUGE, La. — A child under 10 years old died from COVID-19 in Louisiana, Gov. John Bel Edwards said.

The child, who has not been identified, had several other health conditions that contributed to her death, Edwards said at a Friday press briefing 

Louisiana has 30,855 confirmed cases and 2,154 deaths attributed to coronavirus as of Friday. 

The child is the second death of a person under 18 in the state, according to data from the Louisiana Department of Health. 

Details about her case were not released Friday. 

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