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Ireland has one of the highest rates of Covid-19 deaths in care homes in world

Some 62% of Covid-19 deaths in Ireland relate to care homes, report says

Ireland has one of the highest proportion of care home deaths among all fatalities from Covid-19, a new report indicates.

  • Paul Cullen
  • The Irish Times

Some 62 per cent of Covid-19 deaths in Ireland are associated with care homes, a figure surpassed only by Canada, where 82 per cent of deaths occurred in these settings.

This is according to the latest update report from the International Long Term Care Policy Network, which does however caution that comparisons between the…

Canada, Ireland and France (where care home deaths make up 51 per…

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