Category: Kyushu

Disability Japan Kumamoto Kyushu Nursing Care

14 of 49 fatalities in Southwestern Japan floods were care home residents, concerns about spread of COVID-19 post-flood

Of the 49 fatalities in flood-ravaged Kumamoto, 14 were from the Senjuen nursing home near the Kuma River, which overran its banks at 11 locations and broke one levee, according to the prefectural government.