About 17 VA patients have died of COVID-19 daily since the first veteran death 7 months ago

Photo credit Photo by Cpl. Rachel Thicklin/Defense Department Support to FEMA COVID-19

On March 14, the Department of Veterans Affairs recorded its first veteran lost to the coronavirus. Now, seven months later, 3,667 VA patients have died because of the fast-spreading virus, an average of about 17 each&