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Number Of Nursing Homes Publicly Reporting Coronavirus Cases More Than Doubles

  • April 30, 2020

The Washington Post (4/29, A1, Jacobs, Mulcahy, King, Cenziper) reports the “number of nursing homes publicly reporting cases of [COVID-19] has doubled in the past week, with more than 1 in 6 facilities nationwide now acknowledging infections among residents or staff, a Washington Post analysis of state and federal data found.” The rise “is driven in part by newly released information about previous novel coronavirus infections from states including Michigan, Maryland, Kentucky and South Carolina.”