(FLORIDA) #Coronavirus Report: Florida’s number of official #Covid19 cases in children has more than doubled over the past month, data from the state showed on Tuesday that number of cases in children 17 or under rose from nearly 17,000 to nearly 40,000 #AceHealthDesk report

#AceHealthReport – Aug.11: #Covid19 cases among children also spiked across the country during roughly the same period: In Florida, the total number of cases in children 17 and under rose from 16,797 on July 9 to 39,735 on August 9 — an increase of 137%, according to Florida Department of Health data:

#Coronavirus Report: Cases in children under 17yrs-of-age over past month have risen by 137% according to Dept Of Health data CNN.Com/

Covid-19 hospitalizations among children in Florida rose from 213 to 436 during that same period, a 105% increase: Deaths among children rose from four to seven in Florida during that period.

Across the country, the total number of Covid-19 cases among children rose from 179,990 on July 9 to more than 380,000 on August 6