CDC Reports 792 Confirmed Cases Of Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The number of children sick with a rare condition linked to COVID-19 continues to rise.

The Centers for Disease Control reports 792 confirmed cases of multisystem inflammatory syndrome and 16 deaths in 42 states, New York City and Washington, D.C.

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New York state and New Jersey have reported more than 30 cases each. Connecticut has reported 11-20 cases.

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According to the CDC, 70% of pediatric patients are Hispanic or African-American.

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Most patients are between 1-14 years old.

For more information, visit cdc.gov/mis-c/index.html.

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