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INFECTED KIDS: FLORIDA CONFIRMS 17,000 CHILD COVID INFECTIONS

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PALM BEACH COUNTY PEDIATRIC PERCENT POSITIVITY NOW 33.5

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The Florida Department of Health now confirms at least 17,073 children — 17 and under — are infected with COVID-19 in Florida.

The most recent pediatric update reveals the following data:

Age 0-1: 1,120 confirmed COVID-19 cases.

Age 1-4: 2,808 confirmed COVID-19 cases.

Age 5-9: 3,739 confirmed COVID-19 cases.

Age 10-14: 4,517 confirmed COVID-19 cases.

Age 15-17: 4,889 confirmed COVID-19 cases.

Of these cases, 213 children have been hospitalized. Four have died.

In Palm Beach County, at least 1,360 children age 17 and younger are infected with COVID-19. The percent positivity is a stunning 33.5 percent — that’s up from the last pediatric update a week ago.

The Palm Beach County pediatric percent positivity is higher than neighboring Broward County which reports 32.2 percent, but lower than Miami-Dade which reports 39.7.

 

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