COVID-19 Hospitalization and Death by Race/Ethnicity

Race and ethnicity are risk markers for other underlying conditions that impact health — including socioeconomic status, access to health care, and increased exposure to the virus due to occupation (e.g., frontline, essential, and critical infrastructure workers).

Rate ratios compared to White, Non-Hispanic PersonsAmerican Indian or Alaska Native, Non-Hispanic personsAsian, Non-Hispanic personsBlack or African American, Non-Hispanic personsHispanic or Latino persons
Cases12.8x
higher
1.1x
higher
2.6x
higher
2.8x
higher
Hospitalization25.3x
higher
1.3x
higher
4.7x
higher
4.6x
higher
Death31.4x
higher
No
Increase
2.1x
higher
1.1x
higher

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