Recent data found that pregnant Black and Hispanic women with COVID-19 are more likely to be hospitalized or admitted into the intensive care unit.
The Black Maternal Health Caucus unveiled a package of bills this week that aims to comprehensively improve health outcomes for Black mothers.
In Detroit, for example, Black women are 4.5 times more likely to die than non-Hispanic white women. "This is a staggering disparity," Gov. Whitmer said last month.