Latest Trustworthy News from Dr. Mercola - delivered straight to your inbox!

42% of All COVID-19 Deaths Occurred in Nursing Homes

Analysis by Dr. Joseph Mercola Fact Checked

coronavirus in nursing homes

Story at-a-glance

  • On average, 42% of all COVID-19 deaths in the U.S. have occurred in nursing homes, assisted living and other long-term care facilities. This is extraordinary considering this group accounts for just 0.62% of the population


This is an older article that may not reflect Dr. Mercola’s current view on this topic. Use our search engine to find Dr. Mercola’s latest position on any health topic.


By continuing to browse our site you agree to our use of cookies, revised Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.