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AAP reports data weekly on children, COVID-19 :

May 20, 2020

Editor's note:For the latest news on COVID-19, visit  https://www.aappublications.org/news/2020/01/28/coronavirus.

The AAP is collecting and sharing all publicly available data from states on confirmed COVID-19 cases in children. Reports are updated weekly on AAP.org at https://bit.ly/2LigD8n.

To provide a U.S. summary, the AAP report compiles data posted each week on state and city health department websites on the age distribution of confirmed COVID-19 cases, the number of states and territories reporting the information, the percent of children represented, and hospitalization and testing information.

Since mid-April, the percent of total confirmed U.S. COVID-19 cases each week who are children has ranged from 2% to 3.2%, and state-specific rates are provided in the report.

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