Fifteen people have now died at a Norwood, Massachusetts, nursing home of the coronavirus or related complications, The Boston Globe is reporting.
Employees told the newspaper that all of the deaths at Charlwell House Health & Rehabilitation Center occurred over the last two weeks.
Sources had told NBC10 Boston last week that two elderly women who had COVID-19 had died at Charlwell House.
Nursing homes have emerged as areas of concern in Massachusetts and around the country. Five people have now died of COVID-19 at a Littleton nursing home. And last week, multiple people at a senior living facility in Revere were found to have the coronavirus; five of them died.
The elderly are considered one of the most vulnerable groups to COVID-19.
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As of Thursday, there were 8,966 cases of coronavirus in Massachusetts, including 122 deaths.