Study reveals COVID-19 exerts heavy toll on minority youth

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Study reveals COVID-19 exerts heavy toll on minority youth
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16 September 2020
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Atlanta, September 16 (RHC)-- Ethnic minorities accounted for more than three quarters of COVID-19 deaths in young people under the age of 21 in the United States between February and July, according to the CDC.

Out of 121 deaths among under-21s, 45 percent were Hispanics, 29 percent were Blacks and 4 percent were American Indians or Alaskan Natives, according to a study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Together, these groups represent 41 percent of the country's under-21 population. 

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