Parents, doctors brace for additional pediatric COVID-19 cases :: WRAL.com

Sixteen children were hospitalized with COVID-19 as of Monday at Duke Health, UNC Health, WakeMed Health and Cape Fear Valley Medical Center.

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TWO DAYS WITH THE LOWEST RAIN CHANCE. >>> TONIGHT A CHILDREN SAYS MORE CHILDREN FOR COVID-19 IN THE LAST WEEK THAN MOST MONTHS OF THE PANDEMIA. AN ALARMING UPDATE AS NUMBERS ON THE PLANS CONTINUE INCREASING. GOOD EVENING AND THANK YOU for joining us. I AM GERALD OWENS. >> I AM DEBRA MORGAN. 16 CHILDREN AGED 18 OR UNDER ARE TREATED FOR COVID AND HOSPITALS ALONG THE TRIANGLE AND FAYETTEVILLE. >> AARON THOMAS LIVES OUTSIDE WILEY ELEMENTARY , WHERE PARENTS, STUDENTS AND TEACHERS SIGN UP FOR MORE CASES. >> WITH REOPENED SCHOOLS, DOCTORS AND PARENTS HOPE THAT PROTOCOLS WILL BE FOLLOWED TO GET PEDIATRIC COVID PATIENTS IN HOSPITAL TO 0. CHILDREN WHO ARE REALLY DESIRED– >> HIS CHILDREN ARRIVED FOR THE FIRST TIME WITH A HIGH SPIRIT. >> THE IDEA OF PERSONAL INSTRUCTIONS IS UNSET FOR THE FATHER OF TWO. >> PEDIATRIC HOSPITALIZATIONS INCREASE. THAT IS APPLICABLE. >> PEDIATRIC PATIENTS ARE DEFINED BY THE CDC AS THOSE AGE 18 AND UNDER. TONIGHT THERE ARE 17 PATIENTS RECEIVING CARE AT UNC HEALTH, TWO OF THEM IN THE ICU. TWO HOSPITALS HAS THREE, AND WAKE MED TREATS ONE. THIS IS 10 PATIENTS OVER TWO WEEKS AGO WHEN USC HEALTH HAD 10 CHILDREN, WAKE MED CARE FOR TWO, AND DUKE NONE. >> WHEN YOU CREATE A GROUP OF KIDS AND DOORS THAT DEFINITELY INVOLVES, BUT AGAIN, THAT’S WHY MASKING IS SO IMPORTANT. >> STUDENTS ARE SAFE IN THE CLASSROOM WITH THE RIGHT PRECAUTIONS. >> WITH COVID THERE IS A BALANCE. EVERYTHING THEY WEAR WITH MASK, THAT GREATLY REDUCES THE RISK OF COVID BUT NOT GOING TO SCHOOL ALSO HAS RISKS. EVERY PARENT MAKES DECISIONS TO BE THE RISKS OF NOT BEING SCHOOL. >> EVERY DAY KEEP FINGERS CROSSED AND HOPE AND PRAY THAT CHILDREN RETURN SAFE FROM SCHOOL. >> I HAVE RECOGNIZED THAT PEDIATRIC PATIENTS HAVE TO HAVE A NUMBER OF SYMPTOMS INCLUDING FEVER, FATIGUE AND Cough. DOCTORS TELL ME THEY CURRENTLY PARTICIPATE IN

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