Blacks account for high share of Boston COVID-19 cases

Walsh vows to focus efforts on communities hardest hit

AGAINST A BACKDROP of growing concern that coronavirus is disproportionately burdening minority populations, Boston Mayor Marty Walsh released the first set of city data on COVID-19 victims broken down by race and ethnicity, and black Bostonians appear to account for an outsized share of cases. Data are available on race or ethnicity for 65 percent of(...)

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