More than 7,000 children have tested positive for coronavirus in Alabama, according to data on the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) website.
There are currently 103,357 confirmed Covid-19 cases and 4,223 probable cases, as well as 1,828 confirmed deaths and 68 probable deaths from Covid-19 in the state, the website shows.
Of those cases, 7% are in people aged 5 to 17, according to the demographics provided on the ADPH Covid Dashboard.
A total of 7,234 children have tested positive for the virus, according to calculations made using the data from the website.
Three pediatric deaths have been reported in Alabama, Dr. Karen Landers, area health officer for ADPH, told CNN in an email.
The deaths included two infants and one teenager, all which had underlying health problems, Landers said.
The age group with the highest number of cases is those aged 25 to 49, accounting for roughly 40% of all Covid-19 cases in the state, the website said.