BC: Two thirds of COVID deaths in nursing homes


While the government of the Canadian province of British Columbia went ballistic in its lockdown including restricting travel within the province and not allowing people to leave their health district, the politicians and health officials seem to have been oblivious to the real problem — the nursing homes.

An interesting story out of British Columbia (BC) addresses the government’s failure to stop the spread of COVID in nursing homes and according to the reporter allegedly tried to cover it up.

The South China Morning Post reported:

Vancouver’s two health authorities, Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) and Fraser Health, both tried to withhold data about the apparent failures of the strategy known as “enhanced surveillance” or “enhanced monitoring”, until they were compelled to provide it by Freedom of Information (FOI) requests.[…]

As of April 24, 988 residents of BC care facilities have died of Covid-19 during the outbreak, accounting for about two-thirds…

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