Children are in the spotlight in the coronavirus battle – CBS News

Children run to be some of the first guests to enjoy the trips as Coney Island Amusement Parks reopens after 18 months due to the coronavirus pandemic on April 9, 2021 in New York City..

As schools aim to reopen, the CDC has emphasized that its safety guidelines need to be followed. More than 68 million people, or about 20% of adults in the U.S., are now completely vaccinated, and more than one in 3 Americans– simply over 114 million individuals– have actually gotten at least one COVID shot.

“There is concern about transmission in youth sports, both club sports as well as sports associated in schools,” said CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky. In Michigan, which is leading the number of cases per day this week, Governor Gretchen Whitmer has called for a two-week time out on childrens sports, along with indoor dining. “You cant feel New York City, you cant understand New York City unless you come to Coney Island,” Mayor Bill de Blasio stated Friday.

“There is concern about transmission in youth sports, both club sports as well as sports associated in schools,” stated CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky. In Michigan, which is leading the number of cases per day this week, Governor Gretchen Whitmer has actually called for a two-week pause on kidss sports, along with indoor dining. “You cant feel New York City, you cant comprehend New York City unless you come to Coney Island,” Mayor Bill de Blasio stated Friday.

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