ROME. KAZINFORM The number of children in hospital in Italy with COVID-19 was down by 7.7% on May 3 compared to the previous week, the Italian Federation of Health and Hospital Agencies (FIASO) said on Wednesday.
It said that babies aged six months or younger accounted for 15% of hospital COVID cases in children, ANSA reports.
It said in 33% of those cases, they were the children of unvaccinated parents.
It said 50% of cases regarded children aged up to four.
COVID-19 vaccines are not currently available for under-fives.