Why are so many people dying of COVID-19 in New York City?

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There is a sentence in this article under the subheading "Race Disparities" which is rather ambiguous, as follows:

"For instance, The Post reported, blacks account for just 26% of the population in Wisconsin's largest city, Milwaukee County, but account for 70% of those who have died from COVID-19 in the country."

What is being referred to here, Milwaukee City or Milwaukee County? Wisconsin's largest city is Milwaukee, not Milwaukee County. It seems to go on to say that 70% of those who have died in the country are black and in Milwaukee County. Shouldn't the last word in the sentence be "county" rather than "country"?
 
Apr 16, 2020
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"For instance, The Post reported, blacks account for just 26% of the population in Wisconsin's largest city, Milwaukee County, but account for 70% of those who have died from COVID-19 in the country."

What is being referred to here, Milwaukee City or Milwaukee County? Wisconsin's largest city is Milwaukee, not Milwaukee County. It seems to go on to say that 70% of those who have died in the country are black and in Milwaukee County. Shouldn't the last word in the sentence be "county" rather than "country"?
I agree. This is a very misleading passage that needs to be fixed.
 
Apr 20, 2020
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Why are so many people dying of COVID-19 in New York City? : Read more

When epidemiologists estimate the time of the first case of the coronavirus, they go back 3 weeks from the first related death — on average, it takes about that long from initial coronavirus symptoms to death for those individuals who die from SARS-CoV-2, he said. With that in mind, the first case in the Bay Area would have occurred just two weeks before stay-at-home orders were put into place, he said.
It seems absurd to "estimate" that the first COVID-19 infection in the Bay area was in early March when the first known case in Santa Clara County was reported on January 31st. That case did not lead to a death. The second known case in the Bay Area was just 2 days later, on Feb 2nd.

The first death in the Bay Area was March 9th, more than 5 weeks after the first known case. She was the third case reported in Santa Clara county on February 28, and the first indication of "community spread" in the county (no travel to China or contact with another COVID-19 patient.)

Luckily, those first two cases appeared to be well isolated (they had both traveled directly from Wuhan and were therefore on the alert for COVID-19). So the case numbers were still low when the Bay Area Shelter-in-Place order took effect on March 17th.

 
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Jul 17, 2020
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There is a sentence in this article under the subheading "Race Disparities" which is rather ambiguous, as follows:

"For instance, The Post reported, blacks account for just 26% of the population in Wisconsin's largest city, Milwaukee County, but account for 70% of those who have died from COVID-19 in the country."

What is being referred to here, Milwaukee City or Milwaukee County? Wisconsin's largest city is Milwaukee, not Milwaukee County. It seems to go on to say that 70% of those who have died in the country are black and in Milwaukee County. Shouldn't the last word in the sentence be "county" rather than "country"?
How did science determine the COVID IS RACIST? Sounds like more pandering to the left with the blame game. How about reporting on the levels of accountability the tenements rather than ALWAYS blaming someone else?
 

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