Weekly pediatric cases of COVID-19 hit record high in US

News 12 Employees

09 Sep. 2021, 10:00 a.m.

Updated on: September 09, 2021, 10:01 am

Weekly pediatric cases of COVID-19 have reached a pandemic peak.

The American Academy of Pediatrics says more than 250,000 childhood cases were reported in the week ending Sept. 2.

That number is well over a quarter of the total number of cases for that period.

Experts blame the delta variant of COVID-19.

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