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Tue Dec 1, 2020, 10:15 AM

GOP governor's Kristi Noem's Grandmother Died in Nursing Home Ravaged by COVID [View all]

On Monday, South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem buried her grandmother, who was among 13 to die over a two-week period at a top-rated nursing home swept by COVID-19.



The 98-year-old grandmother, Aldys Arnold, is said by Noem’s office to have tested negative for the virus, though no cause of death was given. The other 12 of the 13 deaths between Nov. 14 and Nov. 28 at the Estelline Nursing Home are described by the administrator, Mike Ward, as “COVID-related.”

“All but one,” Ward told The Daily Beast.

But one less is still a dozen COVID deaths in a short period in one small facility. The number makes clear the lunacy of Noem’s downplaying of the pandemic and her continued refusal to impose a statewide mask mandate.

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https://www.thedailybeast.com/south-dakota-gov-kristi-noems-grandmother-died-in-nursing-home-ravaged-by-covid-19

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