Coronavirus: Spanish army finds care home residents ‘dead and abandoned’

24 March 2020 – BBC News

An investigation has now been launched after Spanish soldiers helping to fight the coronavirus pandemic discovered elderly patients in retirement homes abandoned and, in some cases, dead in their beds.

The military was brought in to help disinfect care homes in Spain in one of Europe’s worst hit countries.

On 23.03.2020, Spain recorded its highest daily death toll – 462 – bringing the total to 2,182.


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