Children and COVID-19: State Data Report: A Joint Report from the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Children's Hospital Association: Summary of Publicly Reported Data from 49 states, NYC, DC, PR, and GU. Version: 3/24/22.
American Academy of Pediatrics. Children's Hospital Association.
Published: March 24, 2022
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This report provides a summary of data from State-level reports on the incidence of COVID-19 in children in 49 States, New York City, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and Guam. Findings indicate that as of March 24, 2022: there were 12,813,648 total child COVID-19 cases reported, and children represented 19% (12,813,648/67,382,820) of all cases; the overall rate of children with COVID-19 is 17,024 cases per 100,000 children in the population; there were 29,021 new child cases reported from March 17, 2022 (12,784,627 to 12,813,648); from March 10, 2022, there was less than a 1% increase in child cases over two weeks with 61,012 cases added; in the 25 States and New York City reporting children were 1.2%-4.6% of total cumulated hospitalizations, and between 0.1%-1.5% of all child COVID-19 cases resulted in hospitalization; data from 46 States, New York City, Puerto Rico, and Guam indicate children were 0%-0.26% of all COVID-19 deaths, 3 States reported zero child deaths, and 0%-0.01% of all child COVID-19 cases resulted in death; and 9 States reported more than 400,000 cumulative child cases and three reported fewer than 30,000 child cases. Appendices include child case data from April 16, 2020 through March 24, 2022, child hospitalization data from May 21, 2020 through March 24, 2022, and child mortality data from May 21, 2020 through March 24, 2022. Data indicates that between May 21, 2020 and March 24, 2022, there have been a total of 952 child deaths from COVID-19 in the 46 States reporting, New York City, Puerto Rico, and Guam.
COVID-19; Child health; Data analysis; Statistics; Disaster response