Florida’s Elder-Care Facilities Buckle as Virus Deaths Climb – The Wall Street Journal

MIAMI– Florida was one of the earliest states to lock down elder-care facilities in the coronavirus pandemic, and the move assisted fend off prevalent deaths at such centers in the spring. As the state contends with a rise of brand-new infections, those defenses have actually failed, setting off a fresh round of federal government interventions.

Daily casualty counts from elder-care centers in Florida climbed to their highest level up until now in the previous week, with the seven-day average reaching 56 on Monday, about triple the average a month …