This #covid19 graphic is gutting Lockdown *instantly* flattened the curve for #Toronto's richest/whitest areas. For poorest/most racialized (top 2 lines), it kept rising Today in , we dug into data to unearth this & more 1/3
In Toronto, lockdown worked nearly instantly in richer, whiter neighbourhoods. It had little effect in poorer, more racialized ones. We discovered this & a lot more after analyzing a TPH dataset of 15,300 cases. In :
Thread: Some things I learned today from about COVID-19 and Toronto. 1. We had community spread in Toronto in mid-February. But Toronto Public Health was not aware until late March or April. Why? Not clear.
Not exactly an "untold story," since many have been telling it since March, but the data are striking. Lockdown worked for the rich, but not for the poor. The untold story of how COVID-19 spread across Toronto, in 7 graphics:
Lockdown worked for the rich, but not for the poor. The untold story of how COVID-19 spread across Toronto, in 7 graphics
Failed leadership as an infographic, from Compare this timeline with our analysis to April 7, by which time it was clear that death rate in LTC was 80x higher than outside. Action (PPE use) didn't start until April 8.
#COVID19 in TO: 1. Quantifying disproportionate impact in low income neighbourhoods 2. Most imported cases from USA & UK rather than China/Iran/Italy So much to unpack in this terrific article by & .
#COVID19Ontario is hitting the poor and racialized worst and first. Laws are needed, from pandemic pay to basic income to a minimum wage increase and more, to address COVID and inequality
If you live in Toronto, it's definitely worth reading the article. Highly likely you will learn things you didn't know before.
Who did the lockdown protect? In Toronto’s 20 whitest, richest neighbourhoods, non-essential workplace closures had an immediate effect. In the 20 poorest, most racialized neighbourhoods, the lockdown made little or no difference. #COVID19
ICYMI fascinating look at how #COVID19 spread in Toronto. Plus new details about community transmission on Valentine’s Day (!) From ⁦⁩ ⁦⁩ and ⁦
Lockdown worked for the rich, but not for the poor. The untold story of how COVID-19 spread across Toronto, in 7 graphics | The Star
Lockdown worked for the rich, but not for the poor. The untold story of how #COVID19 spread across Toronto, in 7 graphics, by via #onpoli #sdoh