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San Francisco to mandate COVID-19 testing in nursing facilities — while state mulls providing them with broad legal immunities

“A consortium of watchdog groups, including the ACLU and the Western Center on Law & Poverty, on April 28 sent its own letter to Newsom:

The proposed executive order would be extremely broad and would cover both reckless elder and dependent abuse situations as well as non COVID-related negligence in any health care setting. … With no public oversight you would be ensuring that we never truly know how many deaths this virus has caused among our elderly population.”