WCNC reports that an eight-year-old North Carolina girl died Monday after she was hospitalized with Coronavirus. Second-grader Aurea Morales started feeling sick Thursday, May 28th and was tested for COVID-19. She later and a seizure and was rushed to the hospital.
Morales’ family said Aurea’s brain had swelled, sending her into a coma. She passed on Monday. The Morales family wants everyone to take COVID-19 seriously, understand that it can affect children, and to please wear masks and stay home if you don’t feel well.