More than 20 percent of COVID-19 cases reported last week were among kids

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(WIVB) — New data from the American Academy of Pediatrics shows more than 20 percent of COVID-19 cases reported last week were among children.

Cases in kids have exploded since July, from about 38,000 reported weekly to more than 200,000.

Almost five million children have tested positive for COVID-19.

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