New Jersey is second only to New York for total deaths caused by COVID-19. While most other states are lifting pandemic restrictions, the Garden State has been in a near lockdown for months. But now, Gov. Phil Murphy is making…
By Zeke Miller, Kevin Freking, Associated Press
In a potent new symbol of the risk, Trump addressed a Rose Garden audience filled with mask-wearing administration officials. That was after two known cases of COVID-19 among staffers in one of the most-protected complexes in America sent three of…
By Jim Mustian, Jennifer Peltz, Bernard Condon, Associated Press
Of the nation’s more than 25,000 coronavirus deaths in nursing homes and long-term care facilities, more than a fifth of them — about 5,300 — are in New York, according to a count by The Associated Press, and the toll…
By Associated Press
Gov. Phil Murphy and other officials didn’t offer details on what their exact role would be. Nursing homes need “some relief from the bullpen,” Murphy said.
By Marina Villeneuve, Associated Press
New York state is now reporting more than 1,700 previously undisclosed deaths at nursing homes and adult care facilities as the state faces scrutiny over how it’s protected vulnerable residents during the coronavirus pandemic.
By Bernard Condon, Jim Mustian, Jennifer Peltz, Associated Press
At least 15 states have enacted laws or governors’ orders that explicitly or apparently provide nursing homes and long-term care facilities some protection from lawsuits arising from the crisis.
By Bernard Condon, Matt Sedensky, Jim Mustian, Associated Press
After two months and more than 10,000 deaths that have made the nation’s nursing homes some of the most terrifying places to be during the coronavirus crisis, most of them still don’t have access to enough tests.
By Candice Choi, Associated Press
Calling nursing homes ground zero of the coronavirus crisis, federal officials said Monday they plan to start monitoring infections and deaths in such facilities to help spot trends and early signs the virus is spreading in communities.
By Candice Choi, Jim Mustian, Associated Press
Federal health officials are coming under increasing pressure to start publicly tracking coronavirus infections and deaths in nursing homes amid criticism they have not been transparent enough in responding to an explosion of outbreaks.
By Amna Nawaz, Courtney Norris
More than 3,600 COVID-19 deaths in the U.S. are believed to be linked to nursing homes and assisted living centers. The number is only an estimate -- likely an undercount -- because the federal government has not released details of…
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