Sixty-four nursing home staffers spread across 37 facilities have recently contracted the coronavirus, according to new statistics released Friday.
The analysis will look at the response by nursing home executives, facility managers and workers, along with state officials.
Nearly 2,500 elderly residents of Connecticut’s nursing homes and assisted living facilities died from the coronavirus through Wednesday.
Figures released Thursday confirmed the coronavirus has struck Connecticut’s assisted living facilities.
Gov. Ned Lamont’s efforts to track the coronavirus in assisted living centers continues to have significant gaps after two weeks.
Coronavirus-related deaths among Connecticut nursing home residents rose 30% over the past week, the lowest growth rate since April 14.
Gov. Ned Lamont ordered assisted living facilities and other managed care communities Thursday to report daily on cases of coronavirus.
Although nursing homes are required to report infections and deaths to the state, assisted living facilities aren’t. That’s a problem.