America: Corona being affected by income, race, age; Deaths of poor in New York, Brooklyn more than double rich | America: Corona being affected by income, race, age; Poor deaths in New York, Brooklyn more than double rich

  • New York Health Department reports, Latin American deaths are highest
  • The number of deaths per 100,000 people in poor areas is 232, while in rich areas the figure is close to 100

Michael Schwartz / Lindsey Rogers Cook

May 21, 2020, 06:08 AM IST

Washington. Corona infection is also occurring in America according to income, race, age. If you look at the number of deaths due to infection and the number of hospitalized patients according to the region, you will find that there is a huge disparity. While the number of infections and deaths in the rich areas is low, the number of deaths in the areas of the poor is almost double.

Not only this, Corona has greatly influenced people both by race and ethnicity. The New York Department of Health has released a report based on ZIP codes for various areas in New York, which mention all these things.

Corona's difference in impact in New York and Brooklyn

According to the report, the number of deaths per 100,000 people in poor areas is 232, while in the areas considered rich, the figure is around 100, which is less than half. Especially in New York and Brooklyn, there is a huge disparity in Corona's impact.
New York has the highest number of deaths among Latin American people
The Bronx has the highest rate of coronovirus cases, hospitalized people, and deaths. At the same time, Latin American people have been the most killed in New York by race or ethnicity. Apart from this, age has also been a big factor. Where the maximum deaths have occurred, a large population is over 65 years of age.

More deaths among middle income families

According to the New York City Health Department, there have been more deaths in black and Latin American-dominated areas. There are mostly low and middle-income campuses here. Zip code data includes only those cases found positive in the corona test.

Brooklyn has the most deaths in poor areas, lowest in Manhattan

Spring Crick Towers, known as Brooklyn's Starrett City, has the highest death rate. There are 612 deaths per one lakh people. 445 in Queens, while the figure is 429 in the Bronx. At the same time, deaths in rich areas like Manhattan have been almost non-existent. Most areas with the lowest death rates are in Manhattan, and each person has an average income of six digits.

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