Latinos nearly half of COVID-19 cases in Alameda County.
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Oakland surpassed 500 coronavirus cases; workers rally by car on May Day, officials tell residents to "Give the Lake a Break."
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COVID-19 appears to be concentrated in some of the Oakland's lower-income communities of color. Many people lack access to testing.
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Alameda County must collect and publish race/ethnicity demographic and city-level COVID-19 data, otherwise, it will be impossible to direct resources to flatten the curve or address inequities in access to testing, future treatment, and ultimately,[Read more]