CDC: there have been 2617 cases of Covid-19 related MISC/PIMS in children in the United States and 33 deaths
Most cases were in children and adolescents between the ages of 1 and 14 years, with a median age of 9 years. Cases have occurred in children and adolescents from <1 year old to 20 years old.
66% of reported cases have occurred in children who are Hispanic or Latino (842 cases) or Black, Non-Hispanic (746 cases).
99% of cases (2,591) tested positive for SARS CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. The remaining 1% were around someone with COVID-19.
More than half (59%) of reported cases were male.
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** This post was originally published on March 8, 2021 **