ALBANY, N.Y. (WIVB) — New York released new data about coronavirus deaths in nursing homes over the weekend. A report dated February 4 and posted on Saturday shows a total of 13,382 presumed and confirmed COVID deaths of residents of nursing homes and adult care facilities. Of those, 4,067, or about 30%, passed away outside the facilities.
The report provides the following breakdown for counties in and around the Capital Region:
|County||Confirmed COVID deaths at nursing homes||Deaths of nursing home residents outside facility|
Out of 811 deaths of nursing home residents that were confirmed to be caused by COVID-19 in the counties above, roughly 31% did not take place in the nursing home.
The report also includes a more specific breakdown of numbers of presumed deaths in addition to confirmed deaths, alongside smaller numbers at adult care facilities. Take a look: