The pediatric group reported that cases had increased "exponentially" to their highest point.
Cases of Covid-19 among children have increased 30-fold since late June and are currently at their highest, with nearly 500,000 new cases in the past two weeks, according to the latest data from the American Academy. A child has been reported. The pediatrician's cases "significantly increased" on Monday, the agency said in a statement.
This rise coincides with a significant increase in overall COVID-19 transmission caused by the above transferable delta type. But with more adult vaccinations, children are more affected than ever before, making up a larger and larger percentage of cases. At this point, the United States has recorded 5.3 million cumulative cases, and children account for 15.5 percent of all epidemics. This percentage is constantly increasing, rising from 14.2% at the end of June. of all cases during the week ending June 24. Amid a delta wave, this percentage increased weekly. In the week ending September 9, children made up 29 percent of cases. In terms of conditions, children (under 18) make up only 22.2 percent of the US population.
With the increase in the proportion of cases, the crude total for children is currently at the highest levels in the epidemic. In the week ending September 9, the United States registered 243,373 children (from 49 states, plus New York City, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and Guam). This is the second weekly number since the previous week and ends on September 2, when 251,781 children were reported.Advertising
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Prior to Delta's rise, the highest weekly statistics were set for the week ending January 14, with 211,466 children. From there, the number of cases dropped to 8,447 in the week ending June 24. The current weekly cases from that point are 30 times the jump.
Half of the country's children have been reported in the past. It was calculated for two weeks in the southern states, where many areas were vaccinated and transmission was very high.
Children under 12 years old are not vaccinated. However, data continues to show that vaccinating older children and adults around young children can protect them from infection. In all countries with higher vaccination coverage, there are generally fewer cases, emergency visits, and hospitalizations of children during the current wave. October and the end of the year. The vaccine will be given to children from 6 months to 5 years old. The clear point among the current data is that hospitalizations of children and deaths from COVID-19 are relatively low. Among the 24 states that reported hospitalizations of children, pediatric hospitalizations accounted for 1.6% to 4% of all hospitalizations due to coronavirus in the overall pandemic. Based on death data from 45 states, children accounted for zero to 0.27 percent of all COVID-19 deaths during the pandemic. Seven states have not reported any child deaths during the pandemic.
"Currently, severe COVID-19 disease does not appear to be common in children." However, there is an urgent need to collect more data on the long-term effects of the pandemic on children, including the ways in which the virus can harm the long-term physical health of infected children, as well as its psychological effects.
COVID in children: infection 30 times more common, now accounts for 30% of cases
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