Skilled Nursing Facility

COVID-19 cases on the decline in nursing homes

After several months of battling the coronavirus in nursing homes, January 17 marked the fourth consecutive week of a decline in cases, new data from CMS shows.

The week ending January 17 showed 17,584 confirmed COVID-19 cases in nursing homes throughout the country, down from 32,000 cases in the week ending December 20.

This data is compiled from weekly nursing home surveys.