People of Color in Colorado Disproportionately Impacted By Coronavirus, State’s First Racial Data Shows

Denver Post | Jessica Seaman, Shelly Bradbury, and Alex Burness

“We know that social and health care inequities affect outcomes, and that becomes even more apparent in times of disaster.”

On Monday, Governor Polis presented a breakdown of Colorado’s coronavirus cases by a number of key demographics, revealing significant disparities in how the disease is impacting people of color. This article from The Denver Post presents some key data points and discusses how the state is responding to the findings.

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