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<p class="Inside-first-paragraph-drop-cap">Nursing homes with higher rates of complaints and deficiencies had more reported COVID-19 cases, according to a &ldquo;snapshot&rdquo; study of nursing homes that reported cases in late April 2020. The research, published July 29, 2020, on JAMA Network Open, also found that COVID-19 rates were significantly higher in counties where facilities had cases, showing how community spread affects local nursing homes.</p>

COVID-19 Nursing Home Cases Reflect Infection in Local Communities

Lower-income workers also are more susceptible to severe illness