This brings the total number of minors to death in Florida to seven. Others include a 9-year-old girl from Putnam County, an 11-year-old boy in Miami-Dade County, an 11-year-old girl in Broward County, a 16-year-old girl in Lee County, and a 17-year-old boy in Pasco County.
To date, more than 38,000 minors have contracted Kovid-19 in Florida, according to data released by the Department of Health.
Kovid has become one of the 19 hotspots in recent months, with several other states including Florida, Texas, Arizona and California, with new daily infections increasing from July to mid-June.
Last week, Florida reported a record number of cases for four consecutive days. According to Johns Hopkins University data, Miami-Dade County reported the second-highest number of cases of any other county in the country, while Broward County also ranked in the top 10.
More than 4.6 million Americans have been infected so far and approximately 155,000 people have died, reports Johns Hopkins.