Covid-related care home deaths may have reached 5,000, says research

William Laing, LaingBuisson chair

The number of Covid-related deaths in care homes may have reached more than 5,000, according to research carried out by LaingBuisson. A survey of 11 major care providers, which covered 13% (52,200) of total older care home residents (385,100), found there had been 714 coronavirus-related deaths up to Wednesday 15 April. By extrapolating the figures,…

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