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Their dads are quarantined with coronavirus in B.C. care homes. This is their message

Don’t forget them.

That’s Debra Drew’s painfully simple message about the residents of the seniors’ homes at the epicentre of British Columbia’s novel coronavirus crisis.

Drew’s father, Graham, is a resident of the Lynn Valley Care Centre, a facility which has seen 11 deaths from COVID-19, and where 42 residents and 21 health care workers have been infected.

Graham, who suffers from Alzheimer’s disease, is one of those 42 coronavirus patients.

“We feel that even though our father is 96 years old and many people might think that it isn’t important to assist those seniors in our community, we do not want to see our father die to this virus,” she told Global News through tears.

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