REPORT: Country finds dead patients among ‘abandoned’ care home residents

MARCH 25, 2020

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Spanish soldiers helping to fight the coronavirus pandemic have found elderly patients in retirement homes abandoned and, in some cases, dead in their beds, the defence ministry has said.

The military has been brought in to help disinfect care homes in Spain, one of Europe’s worst hit countries.

The article goes on to state the following:

The virus is spreading very fast in Spain – the second worst-hit European country after Italy.

Spanish prosecutors are launching an investigation, the report states.

See some of the latest COVID-19 stats (at time of publication of this story) below:

  • Spain Coronavirus Cases: 49,515
  • Spain Deaths: 3,647
  • Spain Recovered: 5,367

  • Global Coronavirus Cases: 468,012
  • Global Deaths: 21,180
  • Global Recovered: 113,809

  • US Coronavirus Cases: 65,652
  • US Deaths: 931
  • US Recovered: 394

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