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Florida Governor Warns of More Nursing Home Deaths to Come

  • Covid-19 cases are moderating, but deaths are still mounting
  • Florida has one of America’s biggest 65-and-over populations
Ron DeSantis
Ron DeSantisPhotographer: Joe Raedle/Getty Images
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Florida Governor Ron DeSantis warned that more Covid-19 deaths may be coming at nursing homes and assisted-living facilities, even though cases and hospitalizations appear to be easing across the state.

“Over the next couple weeks, I’m concerned of seeing kind of a tail where we start to see some of these long-term-care deaths,” DeSantis said Thursday from Tallahassee.