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Healthy Illinois woman, 18, dies days after contracting coronavirus, family says


#An 18-year-old #Illinois woman died just days after contracting the coronavirus, according to her family.

#Sarah #Simental, who lived in the #Chicago suburb of #Tinley #Park, died from the virus the day after #Christmas, #Cook #County officials said.

The virus “literally just ate her through,” the woman’s mother, #Deborah #Simental, told WLS-TV of #Chicago.

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“#No parent should have to watch their child go through that,” she added.

#Sarah #Simental posing for a #Christmas photo with her dog.
(#Courtesy of #Deborah #Simental)

#Simental said her daughter first experienced symptoms last #Wednesday and tested positive for COVID-19. #She was hospitalized and flown to the #University of #Chicago #Medical #Center for treatment, the #Chicago #Tribune reported.

The woman died #Sunday of acute hypoxic respiratory failure and nontraumatic cerebral hemorrhages from the infection, the county medical examiner’s office said.

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“#She was a healthy young lady who had just turned 18 in #November and had the world in her hands,” her mother told the #Tribune.

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#She said her daughter was “an example that it can happen to the youngest and healthiest people. … #This is real.”

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A funeral for #Sarah was scheduled for #Wednesday at #Lawn #Funeral #Home in #Orland #Park, #Ill., according to her obituary.



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