A patient with Covid-19 taken care of in the intensive care unit of the CHU Pellegrin in Bordeaux -
Mickaël Bosredon / 20 Minutes
The concern is great.
A 14-year-old girl, affected by the coronavirus, has been hospitalized in intensive care for a few days at the Pellegrin hospital in Bordeaux.
It was Alain Anziani, the president of the Metropolis and mayor of Mérignac, who announced the news on BFM on Thursday when he spoke of his concern about the situation in the Gironde.
Information confirmed by the CHU at
This young girl is from the region.
According to our information, she did not present any risk factors, she was in good health before being tested positive for Covid-19.
“This proves that this virus affects everyone, young people should not think they are invincible.
The average age of our patients at the CHU is actually quite low after all, 62 years ”, explains a Bordeaux doctor.
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The teenager is the only child hospitalized in the sixty patients treated in Bordeaux, 23 of whom are in intensive care this Thursday.
A figure which is only increasing in Gironde, a department classified as red since last week.
On Wednesday, the authorities announced new measures to combat the spread of the epidemic, especially among young people.
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