COVID Claims Life of Coosa Student

A 13-year old Coosa student has died from COVID-19.

According to Floyd County Coroner Gene Proctor, the boy tested positive for the virus a week ago.

He was found, not breathing, at his home early Tuesday morning.

EMS transported the teen to the emergency room, where he was pronounced dead at 5:55 a.m.

Proctor said the cause of death was respiratory failure due to COVID-19.

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