Black, Latino NYers dying of COVID-19 at twice the rate as white people: Data

AmNews Staff Reports | 5/18/2020, 9:23 p.m.
Black and Latino people are dying of coronavirus at about twice the rate as white people in New York City, ...
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Black and Latino people are dying of coronavirus at about twice the rate as white people in New York City, according to Health Department data released Monday.

The data was compiled as Mayor Bill de Blasio’s administration continues to strive for transparency in reporting the racial and socioeconomic disparities of the COVID-19 outbreak.

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