COVID-19 Cases Rising Among US Children as Schools Reopen

Children of all ages now make up 10% of all U.S cases, up from 2% in April.

  • Published 29 September 2020

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After preying heavily on the elderly in the spring, the coronavirus is increasingly infecting American children and teens in a trend authorities say appears fueled by school reopenings and the resumption of sports, playdates and other activities. Children of all ages now make up 10% of all U.S cases, up from 2% in April, the American Academy of Pediatrics reported Tuesday. And the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Monday that the incidence of… Read at AP News