Covid-19 cases among children under 12 doubled

Raevathi Supramaniam

The Health Ministry says Covid-19 infections among children under 12 has double during the first four months of this year compared to the whole of year 2020. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, April 26, 2021.

THE number of children below the age of 12 infected with Covid-19 has doubled in the first four month of the year compared to that registered for the whole of last year, said Health Minister Adham Baba.

He said from January till April 2021, the ministry had recorded 23,739 Covid-19 positive cases while for the whole of last year there were 8,369 infections among this group.

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