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Additionally, even though more states are reporting race and ethnicity data, data for other minoritized groups including Latinx, Asian American/Pacific Islander and Native American communities is systematically missing or not accurately captured in these reports.

Demographic data of states with confirmed COVID-19 casesThe AMA and its Center for Health Equity believe the nationwide collection and release of race and ethnicity data will be a pivotal step in the war against COVID-19 for our most vulnerable communities.

To protect our minoritized and marginalized patients, the AMA worked with members of Congress to draft a bill on COVID-19 race and ethnicity data collection, which was introduced this week.

States reporting COVID-19 cases by raceDownload the chart for larger view (PDF) of the breakdown of race/ethnic data by state.

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