Broader Life Impacts of Covid-19 on Children
Loss of Loved Ones
• An estimated 10.5 million children have lost parents or caregivers to Covid, and 7.5 million have experienced Covid-associated orphanhood worldwide.
(Hillis et al., 2022, doi: 10.1001/jamapediatrics.2022.3157)
• 21% of Year 13 pupils missed 4+ weeks of school due to Covid for the 21/22 academic year in England