If you’re a child in Chicago, you’re more likely to die because of gun violence than from the Wuhan virus pandemic.
According to Matt McNulty of Daily Mail, 214 children under the age of 17 have died nationwide due to the virus while a total of 261 have succumbed to gun violence. McNulty cited data from law enforcement and the Center for Disease Control.
McNulty observed that “Although COVID-19 cases among children spiked over the summer, the death rates in the demographic remain low, accounting for just 0-0.27 percent of pandemic fatalities nationwide.”
Data from the Illinois Department of Public Health shows that 25 people under the age of 18 have died because of the Wuhan