At least 38% of N.J. coronavirus deaths have come at nursing homes and other long-term care facilities

NOTE: This story and its headline have been updated to reflect how the state is classifying coronavirus deaths at longterm care facilities.Nine weeks into New Jersey’s coronavirusoutbreak — the second-largest among American states — more than a third of the state’s deaths officially attributed to the disease have come at long-term care facilities.And that doesn’t account for another 1,400 deaths at the facilities that officials say are probably linked to COVID-19.The state has reported 3,440 of its 9,116 lab-confirmed COVID-19-related deaths — or about 38% — have come at the facilities, which ...


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