Cases of COVID-19 are on the rise in Wisconsin nursing homes, where 88% of residents are vaccinated, but many workers are not. Deaths among the elderly and frail are also increasing — doubling in one month, according to AARP.

New COVID-19 infections and deaths in residents of long term care facilities are nowhere near the level they were at the peak of the pandemic; however, they are starting to creep upward due to a combination of breakthrough cases and not enough vaccinated health care staff.

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