Hispanic deaths from COVID-19 in the US represent 24% of the total

The COVID-19 Pandemic in the United States wreaked havoc in various states of the American Union and August was a critical month due to the high rate of infections and the number of deaths.

According to a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Hispanic deaths accounted for 24% of all deaths from COVID-19 in the United States.

Deaths of Hispanics COVID-19 in the United States on the rise

It is an alarming number, since it can be inferred that the Hispanic population is vulnerable to the virus that spread in the United States.

For this moment, The US exceeded eight million detected cases of COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic, in addition to having more than 217 thousand deaths, Johns Hopkins University reported yesterday.

Coronavirus death patterns in the US changed over the summeras there was an increase in the percentage of deaths of Hispanics and of people living in the south and west of the country, the CDC said in a report.

Other sectors had lower mortality rates

White people account for 51% of deaths in late spring and during the summer, compared to 40% in early spring.

African American deaths fell from 25 percent to 19 percent, so this rate was the most positive in this report.

A catastrophic week due to infections

On the other hand, the latest data collected by Johns Hopkins University shows that there were at least 53 thousand new infections daily over the past week, a number that could prompt the government to take stricter lockdown measures again.

In addition, there is an increase of more than 55 percent in the last month, an alarming number heading into fall.

The number of deaths from the disease is 218,097According to the data provided by the American university, a figure that exceeds the projections that the White House made about the number of people who would die from COVID-19 since it estimated it with less than 200 thousand.

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