There has been talk of genetics playing a role. THe UK has set up a commission to investigate the reasons so it will be interesting to see what their conclusions are.In the UK, the number was high even after removing the socio economic factors .
According to this, black people 4x more likely to die of COVID-19 than white people, even when socioeconomic factors removed. PFA asks Premier League to research Covid-19's impact on BAME players | Premier League | The Guardia
Official figures show that wide disparity not just due to health and economic differenceswww.theguardian.com
The Professional Footballers’ Association has asked the Premier League to conduct extra research into the possible effect of Covid-19 on black, Asian and minority ethnic playerswww.theguardian.com
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I doubt whether a a lack of access to healthcare is a factor, as suggested by another poster, because black people have the same access to healthcare as white people in the UK.