CLINICAL AND EPIDEMIOLOGICAL CHARACTERISTICS OF COVID-19 IN CHILDREN
For the period from March to October 2020 in Semey, 0.6% of the population has officially registered СOVID-19. Children account for 5% of registered persons. Among the 82 surveyed, there were under 1 year old - 33%, from 1 to 5 years old - 34%, from 5 to 17 years old - 33%. Infection of 73.2% of children occurred in the family, 26.8% - in preschool and school institutions. 90.2% of children have COVID-19 with a fever. Fever ranged from 37.0-38.0°C in 24.3%, 38.1-39.0°C in 53.66%, over 39.1°C in 21.95% of children. In 89.02% of children, fever lasted up to three days, more than 5 days - 8.5%, more than 10 days - 2.43%. The defeat of the upper respiratory tract in the form of pharyngitis was in 54.89%, pneumonia and gastroenteritis occurred in 19.51%, respectively, and 6.09% of children had a multivariable syndrome.
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