he latest report jointly released by the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Children’s Hospital Association shows that since the outbreak of the Coronavirus, more than 850,000 children in the United States have been diagnosed with the Coronavirus. In the week ending October 29, there were more than 61,000 confirmed cases of children in children, the highest increase since the outbreak.
This report counts the reported cases of childhood Coronavirus infections across the United States. Data show that as of October 29, the United States has reported a total of 853,635 confirmed cases of Coronavirus in children, and about 1,134 infections per 100,000 children.
The data also shows that the number of infections among children in the United States has recently increased rapidly. In the week ending October 29, there were 61,447 newly diagnosed children with Coronavirus in the United States, the highest increase in a single week since the outbreak. As of October 29, 10 states have reported more than 25,000 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in children.
Statistics also show that in the United States, hospitalized cases of COVID-19 in children account for 1% to 3.5% of the total number of hospitalized cases of COVID-19 in the state, and deaths in children account for less than 0.2% of the total number of COVID-19 deaths in the state. The definition of the age of children varies from place to place in the United States. 30 states define the maximum age of children as 19 years old, while some states define children from 0 to 14 years old.
The American Academy of Pediatrics said that at present, severe cases of COVID-19 in children appear to be very rare, but there is an urgent need to collect more data on the long-term impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on children, including how the new coronavirus damages the physical, emotional and mental health of children.
Statistics from Johns Hopkins University in the United States show that as of the evening of the 3rd Eastern Time, the cumulative number of confirmed cases of the Coronavirus in the United States exceeded 9.35 million, and the cumulative number of deaths exceeded 232,000.