Covid-19 related inflammatory syndrome in children rises by 30 in New York City.

  • There are now 82 confirmed cases of pediatric multi-system inflammatory syndrome (PMIS) in New York City, up from 52 the day before.
  • PMIS is causing heart and kidney failure in children with Covid-19.
  • The symptoms are similar to Kawasaki disease.
  • NYC Health Commissioner Dr. Oxiri described the condition, “Prolonged fever, a rash, having really red bright lips, swollen hands and feet, they could have abdominal pains, all of these symptoms, especially if they come together, are concerning indications that these children need to be evaluated for in-patient treatments.”