These N.Y.C. Neighborhoods Have the Highest Rates of Virus Deaths
New data released Monday sheds light on one of the biggest questions about the toll the coronavirus has taken on New York: Where are people dying?
Neighborhoods with high concentrations of black and Latino people, as well as low-income residents, suffered the highest death rates, while some wealthier areas — primarily in Manhattan — saw almost no deaths, according to the new data, which was published by the New York City Health Department.
“We may all be in the same storm, but we’re not all in the same boat,” said Inez Barron, a city councilwoman whose Brooklyn district includes the ZIP code with the highest death rate in the city.
The data, which was current as of Monday, includes only deaths of …continued .
[Source: New York Times]