Children’s Hospital of Alabama treating 22 COVID patients, the highest ever since the pandemic began!
Children’s of Alabama is treating 22 COVID-19 patients — including five who are on ventilators –, more children than at any other time during the pandemic, the Birmingham hospital said Thursday.
Children’s reported a “significant increase” in COVID-19 patients treated at the hospital in recent weeks,
As of Thursday, the hospital is treating 22 children with COVID-19. Five of those children are on ventilators.
The 22 patients are the most since the January 2021 surge, when the hospital was treating 13 children for COVID-19.
The coronavirus vaccine is also not approved for children younger than 12, making them susceptible.