Florida reports 151,749 new COVID cases for the week. Largest number of cases occurring in children 12 and under

On Friday, the state health department reported 151,749 new cases for the week ending Aug. 26, compared with 150,118 a week ago. Nationwide, Florida is the state with the most new COVID cases for the last seven days, exceeding larger states like California and Texas, according to U.S. health data. A total of 3,179,714 people in the state have had COVID.