Description/Abstract

This data slice shows that testing rates to date have been lower in states with higher percent black populations and higher poverty rates. Without proper testing and physical distancing protocols, these states risk a surge in severe COVID-19 cases, overwhelming their already resource strapped healthcare systems.

Document Type

Data Slice

Keywords

COVID-19, Coronavirus, testing, geographic disparities, racial disparities

Disciplines

Demography, Population, and Ecology | Place and Environment | Race and Ethnicity

Date

4-1-2020

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Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License
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