Coronavirus America: Tennessee girl, 6, dies of infection


A six-year-old Tennessee girl who tested positive for coronovirus after a doctor told her parents that she had a viral bug and had the desire to eat as many popples and slushies as she wanted .

Gigi Morse died on Tuesday, making her the first child killed by the virus in Madison County as well as one of the youngest in the entire US.

Her bedridden parents told of her heartache after going down for a nap to her adopted daughter, who was suffering from epilepsy and had autism, and that she never woke up again.

The tragedy comes as the COVID-19 cases continue to climb throughout Tennessee and set the record for the most deaths on a single day on Thursday.

Ginny Morse (pictured), a six-year-old Tennessee girl who tests positive for coronovirus, has died after a doctor told her parents that she had a viral bug and had multiple popples and slushies. Wanted to eat as she wanted ‘

Gigi’s distraught mother, Priscilla Morse, announced the death of the little girl in a blog post where she said she had been ill for several days, the Jackson Sun reported.

Morse said she took her daughter to a doctor’s appointment on Tuesday and was told she had a ‘viral bug’ and needed to rest.

He said that when they returned he put Gigi down for a nap.

‘The doctor said he had a viral bug and told him to rest and eat as many popsicles and slices as he wanted.’

“She went to sleep and died and I don’t even want to breathe without her now.”

The younger girl was found irresponsible by her elder brother, who performed CPR on her before emergency services arrived and took her to the hospital where she died.

Gigi’s father, David Morse, paid tribute to his daughter in a heart-wrenching Facebook post where he told how the couple had adopted her from Ukraine at the age of three and ‘showed her love for each other.’

Gigi Morse (pictured) died on Tuesday, making her the first child killed by the virus in Madison County, as well as one of the youngest in the entire US.

Her bedridden parents told of her heartache after planting her adopted daughter (pictured), who was suffering from epilepsy and had to autism down for a nap and never woke up again.

Gigi Morse (pictured) died on Tuesday, making her the first child killed by the virus in Madison County, as well as one of the youngest in the entire US. Her bedridden parents told of her heartache after going down for a nap to her adopted daughter, who was suffering from epilepsy and had autism, and that she never woke up again.

The tragedy comes as the COVID-19 cases continue to climb throughout Tennessee and set the record for the most deaths on a single day on Thursday.

The tragedy comes as the COVID-19 cases continue to climb throughout Tennessee and set the record for the most deaths on a single day on Thursday.

“He started so hard for his short life, unannounced, living in an orphanage in Ukraine,” he wrote.

‘Serious medical issues. We find her and immediately find out that she has to be our daughter. We brought her home and showed her love like no one else. ‘

‘He learned his version of English, but we understood. He sings full of Disney songs and nursery.

‘He will kiss me and then say’ more ‘and we will kiss again and he can say’ more again ‘.

He said: ‘The last time I got to kiss my gigi tomorrow, I must see her alive and we did’ more ‘. I just love her very much. We are all devastated. She now walks with Jesus. No more epilepsy, no more autism. That’s my heart ‘

Jackson-Madison County School System Superintendent Marlon King paid tribute to Gigi, a student at East Elementary School, in a news release saying he had an ‘indomitable spirit’ and was ‘reverential and affection for all of us’.

Jackson-Madison County School System Superintendent Marlon King paid tribute to Gigi, a student at East Elementary School, saying she held an 'indomitable spirit' and was 'adorable and nurturing for all of us'.

Jackson-Madison County School System Superintendent Marlon King paid tribute to Gigi, a student at East Elementary School, saying she held an ‘indomitable spirit’ and was ‘adorable and nurturing for all of us’.

The little girl is one of the youngest Americans to have been killed by COVID-19, with data from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention recording that 45 children under 15 have died since the epidemic hit the US Has touched the earth.

Cases as her death continues to continue across Tennessee, with another 2,252 infections announced Thursday, taking the tally to 11661.

Another 42 people have died from the virus on the last day, marking the deadliest day on record for the state and 1,186 people have died.

In the US, 159,000 people have died and more than 4.8 million have been infected.

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