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Care homes at risk of being overwhelmed again: 'It's like Groundhog Day'

Sky, 11 Jan 2021
Care homes risk being overwhelmed by the coronavirus once again, the government has been warned, with the number of outbreaks having tripled in the past month.

Public Health England figures reveal they went up by 60% in one week alone, as the UK as a whole battles a major surge in COVID cases and growing concerns about staffing levels.

A survey by the National Care Forum found care homes were operating staff absence rates of up to 50%, with increased testing revealing more positive cases and forcing staff to isolate.

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