March 20 – New York Governor Cuomo Orders Statewide Lockdown “The strictest lockdown rule, which Cuomo called “Matilda’s Law” in honor of his 88-year-old mother, mandates that any New Yorkers above 70 stay home at all times…”
March 25 – Gov. Andrew Cuomo order required nursing homes to admit patients who were suspected to have or had tested positive for COVID-19.
March 29 – Pennsylvania joined New York in “ordering nursing homes to admit medically stable residents infected with the coronavirus,” despite warnings…
Of Pennsylvania’s 6,649 COVID-19 deaths, 4,539 of them have occurred in nursing homes or senior care facilities. That’s nearly 70%. Scalise said nationwide the number is more like 42%.