6-week-old baby among latest coronavirus victims in England

The newborn baby had underlying health problems.

A six-week-old baby has died from coronavirus in England.

NHS England said the newborn baby had underlying health conditions, and was the youngest of the 332 people who have died of the virus in England in the last 24 hours.

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The oldest victim was 103 years old. It brings England’s Covid-19 death toll in hospitals to 22,764.

NHS England said the newborn baby had underlying health conditions, and was the youngest of the 332 people who have died of the virus in England in the last 24 hours.

22 of these most recent victims, aged between 40 and 96, had no known underlying health conditions.

London accounted for the highest number of the latest deaths, with 93 victims.

The full breakdown by region is as follows:

London - 93

East of England - 53

North-east & Yorkshire - 50

North-west - 41

Midlands - 40

South-east - 35

South-west - 20

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