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OP-ED | There’s Another COVID-19 Statistic, And In Connecticut It Is Being Ignored

More than six months have passed since COVID-19 entered Connecticut. In that time, 8,847 nursing home residents have been infected with the virus, and 2,877 have died. More than 300 staff have gotten sick. While residents of nursing homes and other long-term care facilities have accounted for roughly 40% of COVID-19 deaths nationwide, they’ve accounted […]