White House recommends tests for all nursing home residents

A nursing home worker carries a shipment of personal protective equipment to Cliffside Nursing Home in the Queens borough of New York on May 3. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

President Donald Trump points to a question as he speaks about the coronavirus during a press briefing in the Rose Garden of the White House, Monday, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

WASHINGTON — With deaths mounting at the nation’s nursing homes, the White House strongly recommended to governors Monday that all residents and staff at such facilities be tested for the coronavirus in the next two weeks.