Dozens of English care homes lost at least 20 residents to Covid, data shows

Posted by on July 21, 2021 1:16 pm
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‘Highly sensitive’ data shows there were 39,017 care home deaths between April 2020 and end of March this year

Dozens of care homes in England lost at least 20 residents to Covid-19 during the pandemic, according to “highly sensitive” data published by the care regulator, with one home registering 44 deaths over the past year.

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) revealed that 6,765 homes across the country registered at least one death between 10 April 2020 and 31 March 2021, highlighting the devastating impact of the crisis on vulnerable residents.

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