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Number of COVID-19 Cases in Children Continues to Decline


For the third week in a row, the number of children diagnosed with COVID-19 has declined. During the week of January 29 to February 4, 118,000 new cases were found among children, down from 200,000 during the week of January 8 to 14. Thus far, 227 children have died due to SARS-CoV-2 in the United States, comprising 0.06% of all COVID-19-related deaths.

Currently, approximately half of the nation’s children are still learning from home, while a growing number of school districts are beginning to reopen. Public health experts suggest that prevention policies, such as mask wearing, social distancing, and handwashing, keep the risk of transmission low in school settings. Click here to read more.

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