Customers buy fruit and vegetables from a stall at Whitechapel market in east London. Photo: AFP Customers buy fruit and vegetables from a stall at Whitechapel market in east London. Photo: AFP
Customers buy fruit and vegetables from a stall at Whitechapel market in east London. Photo: AFP

Coronavirus: why Britain’s ethnic minorities have been hit so hard by pandemic

  • Despite only making up 14 per cent of the country’s population, ethnic minorities represent a third of the patients in intensive care with Covid-19
  • They were also more likely to be in low-paid jobs or be key workers, which bring them into more contact with the infection

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Customers buy fruit and vegetables from a stall at Whitechapel market in east London. Photo: AFP Customers buy fruit and vegetables from a stall at Whitechapel market in east London. Photo: AFP
Customers buy fruit and vegetables from a stall at Whitechapel market in east London. Photo: AFP
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