Coronavirus in Suffolk: UK death toll reaches nearly 3000

Grant Boone
April 2, 2020

A report by Sky News noted that the boy had no "pre-existing health conditions". "While chronic underlying medical conditions are known to result in worse outcomes in COVID-19 infection, we have heard of cases of younger individuals with no known medical problems succumbing to the disease". "None of us can say when this will end, but end it will", he said.

The boy's father recently died of cancer.

"Of those hospitalised in the United Kingdom who tested positive for coronavirus, 2,921 have sadly died", the ministry said.

He sadly he died without any family members close by.
"We are beyond devastated".

As of 8am on April 2, a total of 163,194 people had been tested of which 33,718 tested positive, the health ministry said. "Our thoughts are with the family at this time".

However the spokesman said that it was essential that they were accurate as other countries had introduced antibody tests which were not accurate with "significant adverse consequences".

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News of Ismail's death was shared on a GoFundMe page created by Madinah College, in Brixton, to raise money for his funeral.

Nathalie MacDermott, one of the lecturers at the hospital reportedly said that children are less likely to suffer severe COVID-19 infection than older adults and this highlights the importance of us taking strict precautions to reduce the spread of infection in the United Kingdom and worldwide. The boy is believed to be Britain's youngest person to have died from the COVID-19 epidemic.

So far, the page has raised in excess of £53,000, far exceeding the original target of £4k.

The UK recorded a 14% daily increase in coronavirus cases on Tuesday, compared to a 13% increase on Monday.

There were 381 deaths and 3,009 cases confirmed on Tuesday (March 31).

Ismail's death comes just hours after a 12-year-old Belgian girl died from coronavirus.

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