Child Hospitalization for Covid-19 Hits All-Time High in US: Report | Common Dreams News

Students and children wearing masks during the Covid-19 pandemic.

American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the Children’s Hospital Association showed that “children accounted for roughly 15% of all newly reported COVID-19 cases across the nation for the week ending on Aug. 5. Nearly 94,000 child cases of COVID-19 were recorded during that period, a 31% increase over the roughly 72,000 cases reported a week earlier. In the week before then, there were 39,000 new child cases.”

Source: Child Hospitalization for Covid-19 Hits All-Time High in US: Report | Common Dreams News

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