Chicago’s Coronavirus Cases See A Shocking Spike In Number Of Blacks Diagnosed

Posted on AllSides April 6th, 2020
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As coronavirus continues to ravage the country, striking majority minority communities, one of the hardest hit has been the city of Chicago, which has emerged as one of the leading areas where African Americans are suffering infections and deaths disproportionately.

Chicago news station WBEZ reports that while Blacks make up 23 percent of the Cook County, Illinois population, they make up 58 percent of deaths from COVID-19, based on data from the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office.

In Chicago proper, where Blacks are 29 percent of the population, largely concentrated...

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