COVID-19 Death Rate For Black Americans Twice That For Whites, New Report Says

Belvin Jefferson White poses with a portrait of her father, Saymon Jefferson, who died from COVID-19, in Baton Rouge, La., in May.

Three times as many Black Americans as whites have also become infected with the coronavirus, according to the National Urban League report, based partly on data from Johns Hopkins University.

(Image credit: Gerald Herbert/AP)

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