The tragic death of a 15-year-old child serves as a stark reminder that children do get sick from Covid-19.
Today there was an increase of in the number of children admitted to hospital.
42 children were admitted to hospital with Coronavirus.
ONS Figures show hospital admission rates fall in all age ranges and areas except school-age children AND the South East.
This is the highest day since reporting began.
Photo credit The Mirror
Long Covid Kids thoughts are with this child's family and all the families that have lost loved ones.
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