Lerner Center for Public Health Promotion and Population Health
Population Health Research Brief Series
Rural COVID-19 Mortality Rates are Highest in Counties with the Largest Percentages of Blacks and Hispanics
Yue Sun, Shannon M. Monnat, Kent Jason G Cheng
COVID-19 mortality risk is not distributed equally across the U.S. Among rural counties, the average daily increase in COVID-19 mortality rates has been significantly higher in counties with the largest percentages of Black and Hispanic residents.