COVID cases by zip code in Washtenaw County

Tai Tworek

According to the Washtenaw County Health Department, there are 871 recorded COVID-19 cases in the county as of April 18, 2020. Consistent with the entirety of the United States and Michigan, preexisting discrepancies within our health care system have exacerbated the pandemic in the Black community; Black or African American residents make up 37% of the county’s cases, but only 12.3% of the county’s total population. Let’s break it down by zip code and city demographics.