New York State is investigating a hundred cases of children with COVID of minors with an inflammatory disease possibly related to COVID-19 for which three have already died to date , as reported by Governor Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday.

Cases of children with COVID: in his daily update on the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, said that the contagion curve continues “in decline” in the face of the economic reopening that will begin this Friday in some northern regions of the state, but drew attention to the ” worrying” problem of this childhood disease “that seems to be created by the virus” and that can “affect the heart”.

Cases of children with COVID

New York investigates 100 cases of children with COVID-related disease

He added that the ages of the hundred cases investigated by the Health Department are varied and reach up to 21 years, but more than half are concentrated in a range between 5 and 14 years, while the deceased were 5, 7 and 18 years old. .

The symptoms are similar to those of Kawasaki disease or toxic ‘shock’ syndrome, said Cuomo, who highlighted that children do not have respiratory symptoms, more common in COVID-19, but others such as fever, rashes and abdominal pain , and has ordered hospitals to prioritize the tests for those who suffer from them.