Coronavirus pandemic: Los Angeles County sees uptick in MIS-C cases, even as COVID hospitalizations decline – KABC-TV

LOS ANGELES (KABC)– Amid a decline in coronavirus hospitalizations in Los Angeles County, health authorities are turning their attention to how COVID-19 is affecting children.As schools move closer to resuming for in-person direction, there are now 100 cases of multisystem inflammatory syndrome, a serious condition connected to coronavirus.That number marks a 77% increase in MIS-C cases over the previous month. Officials suspect it is connected to a surge triggered by holiday activity.Los Angeles Unified School District Superintendent Austin Beutner said campuses might reopen by April 9, depending on vaccine availability.Starting Monday, California will allocate about 10% of first dosages of COVID-19 vaccines to instructors and support personnel, officials said.MORE: Simi Valley teen passes away of MIS-C, rare illness connected to COVID
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