The victim is Chloe Middleton, from High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, is believed to have died from COVID-19, the disease caused by coronavirus, on 21 March.
Her mother, Diane Middleton, wrote on Facebook: “To all the people out there that thinks it’s just a virus please think again.
Chloe Middleton is believed to be the youngest person in the UK with no known pre-existing health conditions to have died from the virus.
There was another case where an 18-year-old boy died from the virus on 23 March, but he was being treated for “significant underlying health issues”, said Professor Kiran Patel, chief medical officer for University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust.
So no matter what age you are, make sure you are taking all the preventive measurement. Make sure you do your social distancing and wash your hands.