By August, 1 in 5 Covid-19 cases was someone in their 20s

Two young men watch as people wade in the ocean on July 4, 2020, in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Vacationers traveled to the SC beach despite growing concerns about the the spread of the coronavirus.

(CNN)The median age of people diagnosed with coronavirus keeps getting lower. In May, the median age of confirmed cases was 46. By July, that number had dropped to 37.

By August, 1 out of every 5 confirmed coronavirus cases is a person in their 20s, according to new data published Wednesday by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
From June to August, Covid-19 incidence was highest in people ages 20 to 29, with the southern United States experiencing regional outbreaks during June.