16-year-old dies in Montreal hospital from COVID-19

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A Montreal hospital is confirming the death of a 16-year-old patient from COVID-19.

A spokeswoman for the Ste-Justine chilldren's hospital said privacy rules prevent officials from releasing other details about the teenager's death.

In a brief statement, the spokeswoman noted that in general when people die from COVID-19 at a young age, they have other significant underlying conditions.