Over 9,300 people in U.S. nursing homes died of COVID-19

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  • Over 9,300 elderly people in the U.S. have died of coronavirus in nursing homes and long-term care facilities according to NBC. It said the most cases were in New York state, which means over two percent of the residents in assisted living facilities have died from the disease.

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