Shaun Bailey told Express.co.uk that he was disappointed by the report and labelled it half-cocked. Mr Bailey added that he was disgusted people have tried to use the devastating findings of the report for political point-scoring.
Mr Bailey said: “I was quite disappointed with the report because it did not look at any of the underlying factors as to someone might be medically more predisposed to a severe reaction to coronavirus.
“You do not serve the black community by a half-cocked report that doesn’t look at the fullness of that.
“You cannot make decent recommendations if you are not looking at if it is a physiological response for my community, is it a genealogical response or is it a sociological response?
“If you epidemiology isn’t looking at all of those things then how is a report of any use or quality?
Shaun Bailey is the Conservative Party’s candidate for London Mayor
Shaun Bailey heavily criticised the report
“That was my real disappointment with the report.”
He continued: “On top of that people are using it for political point-scoring, I just thought that was disgusting.
“It was such a shock in the black community when we started to realise we were dying at a higher rate than everybody else.
“We were the first people to sense that because there is a lot of condolences going out online in all our different networks.
“For someone to take that and play politics rather than actually drilling down into the facts does them a real disservice.
“I think people should try and get a real answer rather than an answer that suits them.”
At the time of writing, Britain has the fifth-highest number of COVID-19 cases in the world.
The UK has more than 285,000 cases in total and the current official death toll stands at over 40,000.
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Non-essential shops across Britain are due to reopen on June 15 and the Government confirmed the day will also mark the start of compulsory face-mask wearing on public transport.
Worldwide there have been more than 7 million COVID-19 cases.
The death toll has reached more than 400,000.
More than 3.4 million people have recovered from the coronavirus across the globe.
The United States has the highest amount of COVID-19 cases in the world with more than 2 million confirmed cases.