Governor Cuomo Announces New York is Notifying 49 Other States of COVID-Related Illness in Children

Posted to Applied Web NY on Sun, 05/10/2020 - 17:57

Amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced New York State is notifying 49 other states across the country of emerging cases of COVID-related illness in children. The State is currently investigating 85 reported cases in New York where children - predominantly school-aged - are experiencing symptoms similar to an atypical Kawasaki disease or a toxic shock-like syndrome possibly due to COVID-19. The illness has taken the lives of three young New Yorkers and an additional two deaths are currently under investigation.