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Florida’s Elder-Care Facilities Buckle as Virus Deaths Climb – The Wall Street Journal

https://www.wsj.com/articles/floridas-elder-care-facilities-buckle-as-virus-deaths-climb-11596628812

Daily casualty counts from elder-care facilities in Florida climbed to their greatest level up until now in the previous week, with the seven-day average reaching 56 on Monday, about triple the average a month …

MIAMI– Florida was among the earliest states to lock down elder-care centers in the coronavirus pandemic, and the move assisted ward off prevalent deaths at such centers in the spring. As the state contends with a surge of new infections, those defenses have actually failed, setting off a fresh round of federal government interventions.