Nursing home personnel will have to be analyzed regularly for COVID-19, and amenities that fail to do so will deal with fines, the Trump administration stated Tuesday.

Even however they account for a lot less than 1% of the nation’s population, extensive-expression care amenities account for 42% of COVID-19 deaths in the United States, the Connected Press documented.

There have been far more than 70,000 deaths in U.S. nursing homes, according to the COVID Monitoring Task.

It is been months considering the fact that the White Property very first urged governors to check all nursing home people and personnel, the AP documented.

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