Florida confirmed 9K new COVID-19 cases among children within 15 days as schools reopen
August 27, 2020
Florida confirmed almost 9,000 new COVID-19 cases among children within 15 days in August as schools reopen, according to state data released Tuesday.
The Florida Department of Health recorded a total of 48,730 confirmed coronavirus cases among children, according to a report with data through Monday. The data shows an increase of 8,995 confirmed cases since the previous report, which included data from 15 days earlier, on Aug. 9.
For the 15 days before Aug. 9, the state confirmed 8,585 new COVID-19 cases among children.