“The risk of death involving the coronavirus among some ethnic groups is significantly higher than that of those of White ethnicity"
Bangladeshi, Indian, Pakistani origin and other mixed ethnic groups have a significantly higher chance of dying from the novel Covid-19 than white people in UK.
"The risk of death involving the coronavirus among some ethnic groups is significantly higher than that of those of White ethnicity," the British statistics office for National Statistics said, reported Reuters.
"Black males are 4.2 times more likely to die from a Covid-19-related death and Black females are 4.3 times more likely than white ethnicity males and females," according to the statistic.
"People of Bangladeshi and Pakistani, Indian, and Mixed ethnicities also had statistically significant raised risk of death involving Covid-19 compared with those of White ethnicity," reported Al Jazeera.
The death toll from the coronavirus has crossed 265,364 globally with more than 3,836,183 infected with the virus.