Surveillance of COVID-19 in long-term care facilities in the EU/EEA

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, and as of November 2021, there have been over 800 000 fatal cases of COVID-19 (i.e. COVID-19-related/associated deaths) in the EU/EEA, with more than 88% in people aged over 65 years. By May 2020, deaths among LTCF residents accounted for 37–66% of all COVID-19-related deaths in EU/EEA countries, depending on the country (countries with available data)