Hispanic children were approximately eight times as likely as white children to be hospitalized for COVID-19, while Black children were five times as likely to be hospitalized, according to the report.
By using face masks, projected deaths in Florida would drop by more than 3,500 by December 1, new study says.
As 257 new fatalities are announced on Friday, Florida breaks a death record for the fourth consecutive day.
More than 402,000 cases of the illness caused by the novel coronavirus were reported in the Sunshine State as of Friday.
The results raise serious concerns about Gov. Ron DeSantis’ relentless push for in-person classes in August.
The Food and Drug Administration has authorized the emergency use of plasma for patients who are critically ill with coronavirus.
Gov. DeSantis is pushing to reopen schools in the fall, saying children are at low risk for the novel coronavirus. But the numbers tell a different story.
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