Nearly One-Third Of Black Americans Know Someone Who Died Of COVID-19


According to a new nationwide survey, close to 1 in 3 Black people know someone who died from COVID-19.

Taken by the Washington Post-Ipsos, the results showed 31% of Black respondents knew someone, and far less among Hispanics and whites, with just 17% and 9% respectively.

Just over half of Black Americans polled also know someone who was sickened or showed symptoms of the infection.

As of Friday, John Hopkins reveals that more than 2 million Americans have tested positive for COVID-19.