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COVID SENDS PUBLIC HOUSING-ZONE RESIDENTS TO HOSPITALS AT UNUSUALLY HIGH RATES

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“New York City neighborhoods home to public housing developments logged a 30% higher rate of recent coronavirus hospitalizations than surrounding areas, according to THE CITY’s analysis of new state data.

On average, 14 people per 100,000 residents were hospitalized in ZIP codes with public housing, compared to 11 hospitalizations per 100,000 in other neighborhoods, at some point between May 2 and May 5″

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