Coronavirus kills 70 veterans at Massachusetts care home – BBC News

Seventy veterans living in a care home in the US state of Massachusetts have died after contracting coronavirus, officials said.

The outbreak is the deadliest reported in a long-term care home in the US.

A nurse at the facility claimed understaffing had contributed to the spread as employees moved from one unit to another.

The US has more than one million confirmed cases of coronavirus – more than any other country.

Nursing homes across the US and in other parts of the world have been particularly badly hit by the pandemic.

Source: Coronavirus kills 70 veterans at Massachusetts care home – BBC News