Research and Insights

Children and COVID-19 in Hamilton

May 27, 2021 | All Publication, Community Data, Social Landscape

Key findings:

  • COVID-19 infection rates are high in neighbourhoods with high proportion of children 0-17 and neighbourhoods with high rates of child poverty.
  • Severe mental health distress among some children is leading to increased rates of hospitalization.
  • Rates of COVID-19 infections among school children were leading the provincial average in this third wave of Ontario’s COVID-19 infections.

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