“Hug tents” brings seniors, families together during pandemic

Global Business

The past year has been a tragic and trying time at America’s nursing homes. Data trackers tie more than one-third of all COVID-19 deaths in the U.S. to long-term care facilities.

And the inability of residents to see their families and friends due to visitor restrictions has been a strain on their mental health.

But some facilities have come up with a creative workaround to that problem.

CGTN’s Hendrik Sybrandy reports.