Citation

Over-Exposed and Under-Protected: The Devastating Impact of COVID-19 on Black and Minority Ethnic Com- munities in Great Britain

Author:
Haque, Zubaida; Becares, Laia; Treloar, Nick
Year:
2020

The survey, Over Exposed and Under-Protected - The Devastating Impact of COVID-19 on Black and Minority Ethnic Communities in Great Britain (conducted by the Runnymede Trust and ICM in June 2020), illuminates why BME groups are at greater risk from Covid-19: they are more likely to be working outside their home, more likely to be using public transport, more likely to be working in key worker roles, less likely to be protected with PPE and more likely to live in multigenerational, overcrowded housing, so much less able to self-isolate and shield...