(1/7) Study of #COVID19 in US children. 277,285 cases were reported between 1 March and 19 September. Incidence higher in adolescents compared to young children (although more adolescents were tested). 1.2% were hospitalised (0.1% ICU), and 0.02% died.
A new shows rates of #COVID19 among adolescents ages 12–17 were twice that of children ages 5–11. Read the full report: .
A new report on >277,000 school aged children and positive test for #COVID19 All 3 groups by age: ~1% hospitalization, 0.1% ICU, <0.1% death. Higher incidence with age; (12-17) twice (5-11 yrs)
CDC: 277,285 lab-confirmed COVID19 cases reported in school-aged children in US between March and late September. 101,503 in children aged 5–11 years; 175,782 aged 12-17. 58% had at least one symptom; 3,240 hospitalized; 404 ICU admissions; 51 deaths.
"First, these data might underestimate the actual incidence of disease among school-aged children, because testing was frequently prioritized for persons with symptoms, and asymptomatic infection in children is common" via
CDC MMWR - "COVID-19 Trends Among School-Aged Children — United States, March 1–September 19, 2020" -= - -- sure looks like an uptick since school started
Additional evidence that some children might be at increased risk for severe illness. Among children hospitalized or admitted to an ICU for #COVID19, a greater percentage reported being Hispanic or Black, or having underlying health conditions:
COVID-19 Trends Among School-Aged Children ... via COVID-19 incidence among adolescents aged 12–17 years was approximately twice that in children aged 5–11 years.
COVID-19 Trends Among School-Aged Children ... via
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New from , "COVID-19 Trends Among School-Aged Children — United States, March 1–September 19, 2020"