UK care home Covid-19 deaths 'may be five times government estimate'

Charity estimates 7,500 fatalities so far but says precise figure difficult to gauge Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage The number of care home residents who have died from coronavirus could be more than five times the government’s estimate, the sector’s main charity has warned. Care England, Britain’s largest representative body for care homes, told the Daily Telegraph that up to 7,500 care home residents may have died of the virus. Continue reading...