A recent study by the Kaiser Family Foundation polled parents across the United States. It found that 92% of parents of color are concerned about teachers and other staff members at school getting sick from the coronavirus. 69% of white parents expressed concern.
Due to health and social inequities, people from racial and ethnic minority groups are at a higher risk of getting sick and dying from COVID-19, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Minority groups make up 57.4% of COVID-19 cases, according to the CDC. White individuals account for 38.4% of cases.
4.2% are from multiple, other or non-Hispanic, according to CDC data found here.
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