Youth Coronavirus Hospitalizations Up 23% In Florida
As Florida schools prepare to reopen next month under a push from Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis touting the need for in-person instruction, state health officials reported disturbing new statistics about the increase in coronavirus cases and hospitalizations among the state’s children.
Perhaps even more concerning is the spike in youth hospitalized with COVID-19 during that time period. The latest data shows 303 youth hospitalizations, up 23% from July 16. About one-third of those cases are in children 14-17 years old, followed by 67 cases among children younger …continued .
[Source: Huffington Post]