COVID-19 Cases in Children Up 90% in Four Weeks

Screenshot_2020-08-13 COVID-19 Cases in Children Nearly Doubled in Just 4 Weeks

The joint report from the AAP and the Children’s Hospital Association draws on data from state and local health departments in 49 states, New York City, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and Guam.  The cumulative number of COVID-19 cases in children as of Aug. 6, 2020, was 380,174, and that number is 90% higher – an increase of 179,990 cases – than the total on July 9, just 4 weeks earlier, the two organizations said in the report.

Yikes!

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