A virus doesn’t see race or skin color. Ethnicity/race is a manufactured risk factor. Poor health, poor lifestyle choices, poor living conditions are not racial or ethnic traits. If you are in poor health, have poor living conditions or a history of poor lifestyle choices, you are at risk, no matter your ethnicity or race.
What I read was that non white race was A risk factor for COVID-19 and not THE ONLY risk factor. Available treatments would be prioritized on African or Hispanic heritage and other risk factors.
NYC is receiving guidance from Atlanta based CDC and race or ethnicity are part of the equation, but not all. Certain factors like obesity and related complications like diabetes that up the ante for COVID-19 transmission tend to be more common among non-white Americans than white-Americans:
You will notice in the table that total White deaths are +3% of population distribution, Black deaths are within +2% of population distribution and Hispanic Deaths are -1.5 % of population distribution.