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18-year-old 'youngest' to die in UK of CoronaVirus

18-year-old 'youngest' to die in UK of CoronaVirus

Author: Wardah Sempa | Monday 23rd March 2020

18-year-old 'youngest' to die in UK of CoronaVirus  Photograph

An 18-year-old is allegedly the youngest person to pass away in the UK after testing positive for coronavirus. The number of people who have died after contracting the highly contagious respiratory disease rose by 48 in a day to 281 on Sunday.

COVID-19 infections in the UK have reportedly increased by a massive 665 to 5,683.

In England, 37 more people who tested positive for COVID-19 have died, bringing the total number of confirmed deaths to 257. The patients were aged between 18 and 102 years old - thought to be the youngest and oldest so far.

Boris Johnson also recently announced the closure of restaurants, clubs and bars. And suggested that everyone should stay at home and avoid contact with other people.