11 die at Holyoke Soldiers’ Home amid COVID-19 outbreak

Superintendent at state-run facility placed on paid leave

BENNETT WALSH, the superintendent of the state-run Holyoke Soldiers’ Home, was placed on paid administrative leave on Monday, after 11 residents died at the home amid an outbreak of COVID-19. Of those residents who died, five tested positive for COVID-19, five have test results pending, and the virus status of the other person is unknown.(...)

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