JACKSON, Tenn. (WMC) — A 6-year-old girl in Tennessee died on Tuesday after she tested positive for COVID-19, according to the Jackson-Madison County Regional Health Department.
It is not clear at this time if she had any underlying health conditions.
The 6-year-old’s death marks the second time a child in west Tennessee has died after testing positive for coronavirus.
Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital said a child younger than 18 tested positive for COVID-19 and died in July from an underlying condition.
Across Madison County, Tennessee, 17 people are in the hospital with COVID-19.
Two people are currently on ventilators, and 19 have died.