Coronavirus: "excess deaths" among ethnic minorities to be investigated - BBC News

Coronavirus: “excess deaths” among ethnic minorities to be investigated – BBC News

Public Health England is to begin recording coronavirus cases and deaths by ethnicity. It comes after research suggests people from black, Asian and other minority ethnic backgrounds are at greater risk of becoming seriously ill with Covid-19.

Meanwhile Russia is seeing a surge in coronavirus cases, with President Putin issuing a new warning that it poses a high risk to his country.

Kate Silverton presents BBC News reports from Community Affairs Correspondent Rianna Croxford and Moscow Correspondent Steve Rosenberg.


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