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Half of coronavirus deaths happen in care homes, data from EU suggests

Monday, April 13, 2020

Figures from Italy, Spain, France, Ireland and Belgium suggest UK underestimating number of fatalities in care sector Around half of all Covid-19 deaths appear to be happening in care homes in some European countries, according to early figures gathered by UK-based academics who are warning that equal efforts must be made to fight the virus in care homes as in the NHS. Snapshot data from varying official sources shows that…