It's back-to-school week for many families across the U.S. - just as COVID-19 cases are surging among kids and teens.
- Weekly pediatric coronavirus cases surpassed 250,000 for the first time since the start of the pandemic, according to the most recent data published by the American Academy of Pediatrics.
- Its data shows that more than a quarter of weekly reported COVID-19 cases in the U.S. were among children for the week ending September 2.
- Data tracked by The Washington Post shows there were about 2,400 children with COVID-19 in hospitals nationwide in the past week, more than ever before.
- Has your child had to get tested for COVID-19 because of a possible exposure since returning to school? Or had a confirmed case?