The claim is false as several black people including actors and athletes have tested positive for coronavirus.
NBA player Rudy Gobert, a Frenchman of Caribbean heritage and Idris Elba, an Afro-British actor tested positive for the coronavirus. Moreover, according to Otis Brawley, a professor of epidemiology and oncology at Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, 'there is no relation between coronavirus and the genetic difference between people.'
The COVID-19 pandemic has given rise to a lot of potentially dangerous misinformation. For reliable advice on COVID-19 including symptoms, prevention and available treatment, please refer to the World Health Organisation or your national healthcare authority.