The Detroit News: Families, lawmakers seek answers on Michigan’s COVID-19 nursing home death toll

The last time Beverly Fields was able to talk to her husband, James, he was in the hospital. The call happened over FaceTime with the assistance of a nurse. James couldn’t open his eyes.

“I only wish I could see his eyes open,” Beverly said five weeks later.

James Fields, who was 81 years old and loved boating and scuba diving, spent weeks in a Livingston County nursing home before testing positive for the coronavirus. He died at an Ann Arbor hospital on April 24.

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