Tijuana, Baja California.- Little Santiago, a child who had been battling cancer for two years, died on May 12 after being affected by Covid-19 in the city of Tijuana, Baja California.Santiago was admitted to IMSS No. 20, and his departure left a great dismay among his loved ones and the medical staff who helped him cope with his illness.
The Grullas de Amor foundation shared the sad news through its Facebook page because the family of «Santiaguito», as they called it as affectionate», needed financial support to be able to cremate his body.
In this period the Love Cranes we said goodbye to four little ones, the most recent yesterday to our dear Santiaguito of IMSS No. 20, who despite his constant strength against cancer, was affected by Covid-19 and yesterday departed at the side of God.»
«With this recent situation, it is necessary to cremate and because in Tijuana are very saturated the services will be transferred to Mexicali where your little body will be cremated and in 15 days delivered to your relatives… you have two more days to settle expenses of 26,000 pesos,» the foundation published on May 13. Yesterday yesterday (May 14), Love Cranes reported that the necessary amount was already collected, and the amount of 32, 950 pesos was raised to support the family of this small great warrior. According to data reported by the Ministry of Health, the state of Baja California already reaches 3 thousand confirmed cases of Covid-19 and 510 deaths.
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