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Diving into the data on kids and COVID-19

Posted: 4:15 PM, Sep 29, 2021
Updated: 2021-09-29 16:25:11-04

WMAR-2 News is going In Focus into how kids have been impacted by COVID-19.

We can take a look at the increases and decreases in COVID-19 cases across the country over time, with the size of the circles corresponding to the case load and the color corresponding to new deaths per month.

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Press play to watch the case counts grow and shrink.

In the second tab, you'll be able to find how many teens across the country were vaccinated against COVID-19.

Data used in above visualization from the CDC.

Zooming in to Maryland, we have a heat map of new cases each day for everyone ages 0-19 since the pandemic began.

On the second tab, you can see a breakdown between ages 0-9 and 10-19, also in Maryland.
Data in above visualization from