Table 1

Clinical symptoms among reported paediatric COVID-19 cases

CharacteristicsEvents/total patientsMean proportion % (95% CI)Heterogeneity I2 (%)
Comorbidity1590/6086Embedded Image27.1 (23.1 to 31.5)37.6
Fever3576/629663.3 (58.6 to 68.4)34.9
Cough1807/526133.7 (29.6 to 38.1)34.4
Nausea/vomiting880/424320.0 (16.5 to 24.0)25.7
Diarrhoea796/488419.6 (16.1 to 23.7)13.4
Dyspnoea879/533217.5 (14.4 to 21.1)23.7
Nasal symptoms1080/540616.6 (13.9 to 19.7)10.6
Rashes744/438715.5 (11.9 to 19.9)25.9
Fatigue709/447415.5 (12.6 to 19.3)26.3
Abdominal pain626/413515.3 (11.9 to 19.4)26.5
Kawasaki shock/sign821/436513.3 (9.8 to 17.9)30.6
Asymptomatic1114/608413.1 (10.4 to 16.3)15.4
Neurological symptoms693/547512.1 (10.1 to 14.6)17.6
Conjunctivitis529/499810.5 (7.8 to 14.0)21.0
Pharyngeal erythema428/36389.0 (6.7 to 12.0)0.0