Pediatric hospitalizations up 395% in NYC amid COVID-19 surge



New York State reported a “striking increase” in new hospital admissions for children as pediatric COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations in the U.S. continue to rise week after week.

The New York State Department of Health said the recent fourfold increase in admissions that began the week of December 5 is concentrated in New York City and the surrounding area, where the highly contagious omicron variant was spreading rapidly.

“The risks of COVID-19 for children are real,” acting State Health Commissioner Dr. Mary T. Bassett said. “We are alerting New Yorkers to this recent striking increase in pediatric COVID-19 admissions so that pediatricians, parents and guardians can take urgent action to protect our youngest New Yorkers.”

Pediatric hospitalizations are up 395% in New York City since the week ending December 11, jumping from 22 to 109 the week ending December 23. Statewide pediatric hospitalizations jumped from 70 to 184.

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46 comments

  1. My 13 year old just tested positive. She was exposed in class. Almost passed out on me on the street throwing up. It was so scary. Her skin was ice cold. Thank god she is better now.

  2. If you get Omicron and want to stay alive?…

    …STAY OUT OF THE HOSPITAL!!!

    Have a Hot Toddy, rest up, take your vitamins. (Quercetin, D3 and Zinc). You'll be fine.

  3. Seriously scaring the daylights out of people. 68 admissions to the pediatric hospital. One in 25,000 chance of a child being sick from covid. And they still propagandize these poor people.

  4. My members of family was vaccinated and boosters still the are tested positive of Covid-19!!! Doubted vaccine and mask works!!!

  5. When is the madness going to end?
    DeBlasio said last week 90%adults and 80% of children in NYC are vaccinated.
    Who is catching the 19 the vac or the unvac?
    None of this is making sense.

  6. Robert F. Kennedy, Jr: “They are never going to market a vaccine, allow people access to a vaccine, an approved vaccine without getting liability protection. Now the emergency use authorization vaccines have liability protection under the PREP Act and under the CARES Act.

    So as long as you take an emergency use vaccine, you can’t sue them. Once they get approved, now you can sue them, unless they can get it recommended for children. Because all vaccines that are recommended, officially recommended for children get liability protection, even if an adult gets that vaccine. That’s why they are going after the kids. They know this is going to kill and injure a huge number of children, but they need to do it for the liability protection.”

  7. My question is… why only NYC kids are high in positive cases /hospitalization and not anywhere in the world .. are the government playing mind games w/ us? This Omicron virus started in South Africa end of November and went all over the world but no one mentioned anything about kids numbers being higher. So why only NY? Plus, it’s only a mild case as the government says… so what’s the big fuss.. just let it be. Everyone will get sick and then 2-3 most 5 days later, you get better.. so why is the gov’t scaring ppl.

  8. The vaccine is the virus 😂😂😂.
    The real life of a virus last for only few months…and get use to us and moves on
    That's it.
    Vaccine is the real virus now
    Be aware .
    Children getting hospitalized because they healthy ones got the vaccine( 🦠 virus)
    ..why??????
    Give your children soul to these monsters???? Ask questions????
    Forgot your Faith in God????

  9. Now all of a sudden kids 5-11 are getting sick with this omicron variant. Before it was the delta variant affecting the kids 12-18 sounds like bs

  10. I'm absolutely positive the 4th shot will solve everything. If not then certainly the 5th and 6th will.

    But, I swear, if the 7th doesn't get us get us back to normal then I'm defiantly going to reconsider getting my 8th.

  11. Its fascinating seeing people on both sides of the political spectrum loose their minds over this game they want us to play and our real enemies have lunch and dine together laughing at our expense. I truly believe they have us so wrapped up in devisive propaganda and idols that we can't see the truth. It's almost like they've been grooming us for years to pull this insidious, sadistic, evil plan off. Listen we have no one not one person in our government will save us they are all in bed with each other. We need to band together and push back and not comply (peacefully) if we're to make it out of this alive. I truly hope some of you read my words and do your own research as to what is truly going on. God bless you all.

  12. Unbelievable $100 incentive for booster while others states doubles up there incentive and gave $1000..and new Yorker embrace the $100 incentive this is so sad don't know what they worth there behavior is like a drug addicte…

  13. December 20th, 2018 NYC had 923 adolescent hospitalizations. About the same as of a week ago. The city averaged 5000 children hospitalizations from 2016-2018 during Flu season.

  14. Everyone knows that children are far more likely to die of a direct lightening strike than "of covid".

    Don't do it folks!

  15. we can get a vaccine that doesn't work on any corner, but we can't get a test. What an administration…

  16. Folks, it has now been over 2 solid years of this, and how many people do you honestly know of the passed away "of covid" without the presence of a completely unrelated terminal illness?

    The CDC says >97% of US Covid "deaths" had 3 or more serious/life-threatening pre existing conditions and average age at TOD is 72 yrs old.

    Now, when we consider that the highly-inaccurate PCR testing that is well know to produce false positives (even in the presence of water, Mountain Dew, pig's blood, and so on) then we can easily deduce that the percentage is much closer to 100% in reality.

  17. Only way Omicron passed to the United States is by a vaccinated person..

    Flying on a plane

  18. Where are the hospitals that are full I live in New York and they're mostly all are empty please stop the lie

  19. So, kids hospitalizations are up but school will still return to school January 3rd, 2022! Oh Lord I want to say so much but I’ll leave them to time just like in March 2020! 😠

  20. Yet these evil politicians are keeping the public schools open
    While only testing 10 percent of staff and student who have already consented
    How ridiculous and dangerous is that ?
    And our Dumb mayor won't even consider going remote for 2 or so weeks after the New Year to keep us all safe

    Absolutely horrible
    They don't care about the teachers ,staff or kids

  21. ''Tell me lies
    Tell me sweet little lies'
    (Tell me lies, tell me, tell me lies)
    Oh no no you can't disguise
    (You can't disguise, no you can't disguise)''
    Repeat
    ……….. Fleetwood Mac

  22. My girlfriend got vaccinated a few months back for her job. she regrets it everyday. since the second shot she has incredibly high blood pressure & night sweats. She also had to go to the emergency room for chest pain twice.

  23. corrupt politicians taking full advantage of non threatening omicron to push drugs more dangerous than the virus. they should ALL be arrested for crime against humanity and causing economic chaos. social unrests are a sign public do not agree with the corrupt governments. we all need to unite against the tyranny!

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