Fact Check: Sotomayor Claims 100,000 Children 'in Serious Condition,' on 'Ventilators'

Fact Check: Sotomayor Claims 100,000 Children 'in Serious Condition,' on 'Ventilators'


CLAIM: U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor: “We have over 100,000 children, which we’ve never had before, in serious condition, many on ventilators,” from coronavirus.

VERDICT: FALSE. There are about 4,000 children in hospital from coronavirus.

Justice Sotomayor made several factually false statements during oral arguments Friday at the Supreme Court, as the justices considered challenges to President Joe Biden’s vaccine mandates, including a mandate on large private employers.

Justice Sotomayor during this oral arguments:

– Claimed covid deaths are at an all time high
– Claimed that Omicron has been deadlier than Delta
– Claimed 100K children are hospitalized with covid
– Said OSHA’s regulatory authority is a federal “police power.”

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— Greg Price (@greg_price11) January 7, 2022

One of the more bizarre statements Sotomayor

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