A doctor explained that girl must have been intubated. When she woke up after ten days, her grandfather had already passed away.

An 80-year-old man died in the intensive care unit of Parkland Hospital in Dallas, Texas, United States after being infected with COVID-19 for her 20-year-old granddaughter who attended a party.

According to local media, the young woman attended the event with her friends and subsequently visited her grandparents, at that time she did not present symptoms of the disease, but she was infected and her elderly grandparents were contaminated.

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The two grandparents and the granddaughter had to be hospitalized, but the man did not survive.

A hospital doctor assured the Daily Mail that the girl had to be intubated. When she woke up after ten days, her grandfather had already passed away.

“There are stories behind the statistics. The human cost behind Covid is really the story that remains to be told, “the doctor told WFAA.

COVID-19 in the world

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused at least 654,477 deaths worldwide since the WHO’s office in China reported the appearance of the disease in December, according to the balance established by the AFP agency on Tuesday at 11H00 GMT in based on official sources.

Since the beginning of the epidemic, more than 16,514,500 people in 196 countries or territories have contracted the disease. Of them at least 9,347,300 were recovered, according to authorities.

On Monday there were 4,418 new deaths and 218,588 infections worldwide. The countries that registered the most deaths according to the latest official balances are the United States with 679, India (654) and Brazil (614).

The death toll in the United States is 148,056 with 4,294,770 infections. The authorities consider that 1,325,804 people were healed.

After the United States, the countries with the most fatalities are Brazil with 87,618 deaths and 2,442,375 cases, the United Kingdom with 45,759 deaths (300,111 cases), Mexico with 44,022 deaths (395,489) and Italy with 35,112 deaths (246,286).

Among the hardest hit countries, Belgium has the highest mortality rate, with 85 deaths per 100,000 inhabitants, followed by the United Kingdom (67), Spain (61), Italy (58) and Sweden (56).

China, without taking into account the territories of Hong Kong and Macao, registered a total of 83,959 infected people, of whom 4,634 died and 78,934 were completely healed.