BOSTON (WBZ NewsRadio) — At least 15 residents at a nursing home in Norwood have died in the last 12 days.
The Boston Globe reports employees at the Charlwell House Health & Rehabilitation Center believe coronavirus is to blame for these deaths.
This comes as nursing homes across the state are seeing multiple deaths. In Worcester, three residents at the Jewish Healthcare Center have died. At least 16 others have tested positive for COVID-19.
At the Soldiers' Home in Holyoke, 18 veterans have died, with at least 12 of them testing positive for coronavirus. Meanwhile, 23 residents there and seven staff members have also tested positive.
Coronavirus has been detected at 85 long-term care facilities in the state, according to the Boston Globe.
On Thursday, Gov. Charlie Baker said Massachusetts could see as many as 172,000 cases of COVID-19, with the peak hitting sometime between April 10 and April 20.