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Group sees 14% increase in child Covid-19 cases with close to 800,000 US kids infected – CNN

Children account for 11% of all Covid-19 cases in the US, a 14% increase in coronavirus cases amog kids, the American Academy of Pediatrics said Monday.

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(CNN)Children account for 11% of all Covid-19 cases in the US, a 14% increase over the past two weeks, the American Academy of Pediatrics said Monday.
The group, which represents pediatricians, says about 792,188 children have been infected in the US as of October 22. According to Johns Hopkins University, more than 8.6 million Americans have been infected with the novel coronavirus.
The AAP said 94,555 new child cases were reported from October 8 to October 22.
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