Protests Over Death of George Floyd Threaten a Jump in Coronavirus Cases

Protests Over Death of George Floyd Threaten a Jump in Coronavirus Cases

Public-health and government officials worry ongoing protests against police brutality toward African-Americans and other minority groups, spurred by the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis on Monday, could result in another jump in coronavirus cases in the coming weeks.

The new cases could add to the already disproportionate burden the disease has had on African-American and Latino populations across the country, experts said.

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