16-year-old Nappi boy dies from COVID-19

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Sixteen-year-old David Roll, who was in the dedicated COVID-19 Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at the National Infectious Diseases Hospital, has succumbed to the deadly coronavirus (COVID-19) disease. 

According to the Ministry of Health, Roll, who hails from Nappi Village, Region Nine, had a form of cancer. 

On Thursday, Minister of Health Dr. Frank Anthony stated that Roll was among 11 patients in the COVID-19 ICU. However, he died within the last 24 hours. 

Recently in an interview with They Break News, Minister Anthony expressed concerns after a number of children have been hospitalized with the deadly virus. 

As a result, he urged parents with children who have underlying conditions to take extra precautions to safeguard their children from getting the severe form of the virus.

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