Father Javier Castrejón at San Juan Diego Mission

Father Javier Castrejón at San Juan Diego Mission in Robbins on July 2, 2020. 

The disproportionate toll of the coronavirus on people of color in Moore County has been especially pronounced in the Hispanic community.

An ethnicity-based breakdown of cases by the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services on Tuesday morning showed that Hispanic people, despite making up only 7 percent of the county’s total population, accounted for 21 percent of the area’s reported infections. This disparity is also reflected in ZIP code-level data from NCDHHS.

Father Javier Castrejón at San Juan Diego Mission

Father Javier Castrejón at San Juan Diego Mission in Robbins on July 2, 2020.

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Mark Hayes

Where is the Pope and the Vatican billions when they are needed ?

Jim Davis

Curious how the writer estimates the "7 percent of the county’s total population" while also stating that many in the Hispanic community are here illegally?

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You are a pathetic, evil person. God help your miserable soul.

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