In China, Only One Child Died Less than 20 Years of Age, Due to Covid 19

Epigraph:

Whoever saves a life, it will be as if he or she has saved the whole of humanity. (Al Quran 5:32/33)

Source: CNN

Updated 11:35 AM ET, Sun March 22, 2020

Out of nearly 45,000 confirmed cases in China through February 11, there was only one death in someone younger than 20, according to the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, and no deaths among children younger than 10.

Out of 731 confirmed and 1,412 suspected cases of Covid-19 in children in China, one child, a 14-year-old boy, died, according to a new study that will be published in the journal Pediatrics in June. Also, nearly 6% of children’s cases were severe, compared with 18.5% of adults experiencing severe symptoms, the study found.

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