Editorial: California Gov. Newsom's failed response to COVID-19 nursing home deaths

California Gov. Gavin Newsom is recklessly pushing to place more coronavirus patients in nursing homes and assisted living facilities while COVID-19 cases and deaths are mounting rapidly in the state’s care residences for the elderly.State data shows that at least 41% of all known coronavirus deaths in California have occurred among residents and staff of nursing homes and assisted living facilities.Meanwhile, the number of nursing home deaths jumped 51% in eight days from April 23 to May 1. And deaths in assisted living facilities nearly doubled between April 20 and May 3.We can’t keep lettin…

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