According to the latest report jointly released by the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Children’s Hospital Association on the 29th, more than 2 million children in the United States have been diagnosed with the novel coronavirus since the outbreak of COVID-19.
The report said that as of December 24, the United States had reported a total of 2000,681 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in children, accounting for 12.4% of the total number of confirmed cases in the United States, and 2,658 people were infected per 100,000 children.
The data shows that the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in children in the United States has increased by about 1 million since November 12. In the week from December 17 to 24, nearly 180,000 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 were reported in children across the United States.
The definition of children’s age varies from place to place in the United States, and most states define the age of children as 0 to 19.