Media report: Coronavirus infections in a minimum of 331 German nursing homes

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In Germany, a media report says that so far, at least 331 care of the infection cases homes occurred with the novel Coronavirus. The number of affected facilities increases almost on a daily basis, reported the ARD-magazine "Fakt" on Tuesday evening.

At least 226 people had so far died in nursing homes by the Virus-induced lung disease Covid-19, 118 of them in North Rhine-Westphalia. "Fakt" respondents according to their own statements, the competent ministries of all the länder. Bavaria, the Saarland and Saxony-Anhalt were, however, no information.

Nationwide, according to "Fakt" 818.300 in need of care provided in residential homes. Of these, 92 percent are 65 years of age or older. Out of fear of infection with the Coronavirus have been adopted in all of the länder, visit bans for nursing homes.

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