Baby taken to pediatric intensive care unit

Published: Jan. 18, 2022 at 9:51 AM CST
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LAREDO, TX. (KGNS) - A six week old baby has been sent out of town for treatment at a pediatric intensive care unit as both local hospitals go on diversion.

Laredo Health Authority Dr. Victor Trevino released a statement saying that he’s seeing a troubling pattern of younger COVID-19 patients with several of them having to be sent out of town for a higher level of treatment.

Dr. Trevino confirmed the patient was a six week old baby.

We’ll have more information once it’s confirmed.

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