Corona-pandemic: In the USA, tens of thousands of children – study infect suddenly

Corona News from Germany and around the world - the top stories: New study: 97.000 infected children in the United States within only two weeks (10.20) +++ Gre

Corona-pandemic: In the USA, tens of thousands of children – study infect suddenly

Corona News from Germany and around the world - the top stories: New study: 97.000 infected children in the United States within only two weeks (10.20) +++ Greece recorded a record number of new infections (07.16 am)

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New study: 97.000 Corona-infected children in the United States within two weeks

A new study from the US shows the devastating extent of the Corona pandemic on children. From the treatise of the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Children's Hospital Association shows that about 97,000 children in the United States alone infected in the last two weeks of July with the Coronavirus confirmed. imago images/ZUMA Wire The Corona-crisis hits in the US, also the children

The United States recorded so far 339.000 Covid-19 cases among children and thus, more than a quarter of the cases in these two weeks of July. This is an increase in the cases of 40 percent compared to the previous two weeks. The children make up a share of 8.8 percent of the total population of the United States. That's the equivalent of 447 Corona cases per 100,000 children (out of a total of 75.9 million).

The mortality rate in children in the United States, according to the study, up to 0.8 percent in 20 States, however, reported no deaths in this age group.

Overall, the United States recorded, according to Johns Hopkins University so far, more than five million Corona infections, 163.000 people died as a result of the lung disease in America.

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Updated Date: 10 August 2020, 07:27

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