Day: September 13, 2021

Overwhelmed Kentucky hospitals fear the worst as federal Covid-19 assistance is scheduled to leave Friday

(CNN)A Covid-19 surge in Kentucky has led to so many patients at St. Claire Regional Medical Center that the workers are unsure how they’ll handle the growing numbers when a medical team sent by the federal government leaves Friday. ‘);$vidEndSlate.removeClass(‘video__end-slate–inactive’).addClass(‘video__end-slate–active’);}};CNN.autoPlayVideoExist = (CNN.autoPlayVideoExist === true) ? […]

COVID-19 live updates: Over 243,000 kids test positive in 1 week, nearly setting new record

More than 243,000 children tested positive for COVID-19 last week, marking the second-highest week ever for pediatric cases, according to a new report from the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Children’s Hospital Association. Andrew Rush /Pittsburgh Post-Gazette via AP Last week, children accounted for 28.9% of the cases. […]