THE PACIFIC PANDEMIC
Luti Nonu and Telisha Tausinga
Though only 1.6% of Utah’s population,
Pacific Islanders have 2x more COVID-19 deaths and
cases per capita than any other racial group.
As of March 1st, 2021 there have been 57 deaths in our
These statistics are bewildering, and we commit to doing
our part to ensure the stories of those whose lives have
been impacted by COVID-19 are heard.
IN REMEMBRANCE OF FIFTY-SEVEN LIVES: