Sumary of Nursing Home Cases Rose Four-Fold in Surge States:
- November 9, 2020 — COVID-19 cases grew substantially at nursing homes in the states hit hardest by the coronavirus in recent months, according to The Associated Press..
- COVID-19 cases among nursing home staff quadrupled in surge states, shifting from 855 weekly cases in May to 4,959 in October..
- “Someone has to care for vulnerable nursing home residents, and those caregivers move in and out of the nursing home daily, providing an easy pathway for the virus to enter,”.
- Cases and deaths seem to be similar in areas with high community spread of the coronavirus — nursing home quality doesn’t seem to have a significant effect….