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A 5-year-old Detroit girl dies of COVID-19, becoming the first child to die in Michigan

USATODAY.com Tuesday, 21 April 2020
Skylar Herbert became the youngest person in Michigan to die of COVID-19 Sunday. Up until now, the state's youngest victim was 20; the average age 73.
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News video: 5-year-old girl with rare complications is first child to die of COVID-19 in Michigan

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5-year-old Skylar Herbert is the first child to die of COVID-19 in Michigan.

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