Stars and Stripes stripes.com 22 Dec, 2020 21:30 am

December is already the deadliest month of the pandemic for VA patients

December is already the deadliest month of the pandemic for VA patients
The coronavirus has killed more than 1,000 veterans so far in December, making it the deadliest month for Department of Veterans Affairs patients with nine days remaining until January.

December is already the deadliest month of the pandemic for VA patients Stars and Stripes is making stories on the coronavirus pandemic available free of charge.WASHINGTON – The coronavirus has killed more than 1,000 veterans so far in December, making it the deadliest month for Department of Veterans Affairs patients with nine days remaining until January.The department has seen 1,171 deaths since the start of December – a fatality rate that already surpasses deaths in November, which had been the agency’s deadliest month.Stars and Stripes is making stories on the coronavirus pandemic available free of charge.

Sixteen employees have died so far in December, bringing the total employee deaths to 90 since the start of the pandemic.Twelve employees died in November.

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