FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - An 11-year-old Broward County girl has died from COVID-19, according to WSVN and the Broward County Medical Examiner.
The ME's office also said the girl had a genetic condition called Trisomy 13, making her even more susceptible to infectious diseases and severe illness.
Officials said 11-year-old Yansi Ayala died Wednesday, but she is not the first child in South Florida to die from the virus.
Last week, the state reported the death of 11-year-old Daequan Wimberly from Miami-Dade County. He also had underlying medical conditions.
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