"Twenty-two children and adolescents from the Social Integration Complex for Children and Adolescents (CISNA) had tested positive for COVID-19," the DHUES reported.
"We call on the President, the Health Health, and the National Council for Children and Adolescents, and the Salvadoran Institute for the Comprehensive Development of Children and Adolescents to investigate and clarify this situation," the human rights defenders added.
The contagious occurred in San Martin city, where CISNA provides care to vulnerable and neglected children. After being diagnosed with COVID-19, they were moved to other installations in San Salvador.
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