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COVID-19 Cases In Cleveland Kids Are Up, And So Are Serious Side Effects

Nationally and locally, cases of the coronavirus are on the rise in children.

COVID-19 cases in children have gone up 16 percent in two weeks nationwide, and there are now more than half a million US children who have been diagnosed with the virus.

A month ago, Cuyahoga County recorded about 700 cases of COVID-19 in children. Now, that number is over 1,000.

The increase is concerning but expected, especially with schools opening back up, said University Hospitals Pediatric Infectious Disease Specialist Dr. Amy Edwards.

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