COVID-19 Kills Record 1,000 VA Patients in November
The coronavirus has killed more than 5,000 VA patients — with 1,000 dying during November, the most COVID-19 deaths the Department of Veterans Affairs has recorded in a single month, Stars and Stripes reported.
As of Tuesday, the VA reported 5,021 COVID-19 deaths, up from 4,017 at the start of November. In addition, 12 VA employees died during November, bringing the total employee deaths to 74.
Active cases across the VA system were down slightly as of Tuesday, Stars and Stripes reported, and were at 14,500 after surpassing 15,000...