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COVID-19: Peru sees spike in number of hospitalised children

Serious COVID-19 cases among children are still far from widespread but more are now being admitted to intensive care.

Peru is one of Latin America’s worst-hit countries by the coronavirus.

The health system has been pushed close to breaking point as case numbers have soared.

Now, doctors at the national children’s hospital are raising the alarm over a small-scale but worrying new outbreak.

Al Jazeera’s John Holman reports.