Children’s Hospitals Report Seeing a Spike in Coronavirus Cases in High-Risk Areas

Hospitals in areas of the country where coronavirus cases are rising are seeing an uptick in the number of children who are sick with the disease, according to a new report. 

Health care professionals in several states and cities with rising coronavirus case counts told NBC News the age of patients they are treating for coronavirus is lowering, as the delta variant of the virus rips through the nation and parents and teachers prepare for the start of the school year. 

At Arkansas Children’s Hospital in Little Rock, 23 patients under 18 have been admitted to the hospital’s system last week, NBC News reported, including ten in the ICU and five on ventilators.

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