A four-year-old girl, Kali Cook, was diagnosed on Sept. 6 with the coronavirus, developed a fever around 2 a.m. on Sept. 7, which her family gave her medicine to relieve, but died in her sleep before 7 a.m. in Galveston County, Texas, reports The (Galveston County) Daily News.
KHOU notes the girl did not catch COVID-19 at her pre-school, but likely got it from a family member.
The girl’s mother, Karra Harwood,, said she regrets not getting vaccinated:
The county’s local health authority, Philip Keiser, said children who have any symptoms should receive medical care as soon as possible:
(Source: KHOU/YouTube, The (Galveston County) Daily News)