30 Sep, 2020 02:45 am

COVID-19 cases among young adults in U.S. rise 55% in August

COVID-19 cases among young adults in U.S. rise 55% in August: CDC

Reuters p Testing site for returning students and staff at NYU campus in New York p (Reuters) - Coronavirus cases among young adults rose steadily across the United States in recent weeks as universities reopened, suggesting the need for this group to take more measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19, a U.Universities that want to reopen for in-person learning need to implement mitigation steps such as mask wearing and social distancing to curb the spread of the virus among young adults, researchers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said in the report.They also said transmission could also be among young adults not attending college.Previous reports identify young adults as being less likely to adhere to prevention measures, the report said.

The authors of both studies suggest the need for enhanced measures to reduce transmission among young adults and at institutes of higher education.5, weekly cases of COVID-19 among people aged 18 to 22 rose 55.

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