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Covid-19 or neglect? Canada reflects on heavy death toll in nursing homes

By France24
16 May 2021   |   11:50 am
The most tragic Covid-19 legacy in Canada will be the deaths of the elderly in nursing homes. Seven out of 10 fatalities occurred in Canadian care homes used to house senior citizens, almost 30 percent more than in other nations. The worst-hit provinces were Ontario and Quebec. But as our correspondents Gloria Henriquez and François Rihouay report, not all the deaths were directly from Covid-19.