Workplace coronavirus outbreaks disproportionately affecting nonwhite workers: CDC

Outbreaks of COVID-19 in workplaces are disproportionately impacting Hispanic and Latino workers, especially those employed in the manufacturing, wholesale trade and construction industries, according to an analysis released Monday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

The analysis, which focused on COVID-19 outbreaks in Utah workplaces between March and June, found COVID-19 outbreaks tied to workplaces in 15 industries.

Of the 277 COVID-19 outbreaks reported to the state in that time period, 210 occurred in workplaces.

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