On Tuesday, the week ended December 24 of the American Academy of Pediatrics, 178,935 new cases of Kovid-19 among children were reported.
According to the AAP, there are 2,000,681 positive Kovid-19 cases in total cases among children since the onset of the epidemic. As of 24 December, children represented 12.4% of all cases of Kovid-19 in the US.
The AAP also stated that, since 12 November, there has been an increase of 1 million Kovid-19 cases in children, and in the last two weeks, there has been a 22% increase in child cases from 10 December – 24 December.
AAP said, “This puts the total rate at 2,658 cases per 100,000 children.”
“At this time, it appears that severe disease due to Kovid-19 is rare in children. However, there is an urgent need to collect more data on the long-term effects of the epidemic on children, in which viruses can cause long-term damage. AAP The data report of the study said that the physical health of the infected children as well as its emotional and mental health is adversely affected.