Poll: 26% of Black Americans Know Someone Who Died From COVID-19
A new poll from Insider looked at how many Americans know someone who was hospitalized or died from the coronavirus.
The poll of 1,111 respondents was conducted between June 8-9 in collaboration with SurveyMonkey Audience.
According to the poll, about 16% of white respondents knew someone who had been in the hospital for coronavirus treatment. In comparison, 27% of Black respondents said they knew someone who had been hospitalized for treatment.
More Black respondents knew someone who had died from COVID-19 (26%), compared to white survey respondents (14%).