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    COVID-19

    County Blacks, Latinos far more likely to die from coronavirus

    Sonja Diaz, founding director of the policy initiative, said more needs to be done to protect residents.

    “We are now seven months into the pandemic, and we are starting to have clear information about the disproportionate health and economic impacts that communities of color are facing,’’ Diaz said. “It’s time to address the specific ways that COVID-19 hurts Latino and Black families and to protect our most vulnerable communities as the virus surges across the nation.’’