Two elderly men have died in a newly detected COVID-19 outbreak that has swept through the nursing home unit of a large Albuquerque retirement community.
A La Vida Llena resident in his 90s died Thursday and a resident in his 80s died Friday morning, state officials announced Friday afternoon. Both men had underlying medical conditions.
The men were among 22 coronavirus cases affiliated with the sprawling community in Albuquerque’s Northeast Heights that 425 people call home.
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