Research and Insights

COVID-19 and Intensification of Inequalities

May 27, 2021 | All Publication, Community Data, Social Landscape

Key findings:

  • Neighbourhoods with high proportions of racialized residents have high rates of COVID-19 infections.
    Areas with low proportions of residents facing material deprivation have low rates of COVID-19 infections.
  • Residents who identify as Arab/Middle Eastern, or West Asian, Black, and East or Southeast Asian have
    disproportionately been affected by COVID-19 in Hamilton.
  • Public Health Agency of Canada’s Intensifications of Inequalities model helps understand COVID-19’s
    unequal impacts across our city and beyond.

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