9 children, teenagers hospitalized in serious condition with COVID

Nine children and teenagers under the age of 19 are hospitalized in serious condition with COVID-19, Channel 12 reports.

Among them is an 11-year-old girl who was hospitalized at the Kaplan Medical Center in Rehovot on Saturday night.

Her father, identified only as Roi, tells Channel 12: “For all those who claim that children aren’t seriously sick from the coronavirus, I will tell you — look at the situation my daughter is in. She couldn’t breathe alone, not even for a short while.”

The girl’s condition is said to be stable.

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