16 Apr 2020

Fears Covid-19 death toll higher in UK rest homes

From Nine To Noon, 10:06 am on 16 April 2020

UK correspondent Matt Dathan joins Kathryn to talk about criticism of the way the pandemic has been handled in care homes as roughly one in seven of the UK's 11,300 homes has seen an outbreak of the virus. The government has announced changes to the way care home residents are tested for the virus, and that families will have the "right to say goodbye" to dying relatives. The UK is focused on how to move out of lockdown as pressure grows, and there's alarming forecasts of the impact on the economy.