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Nursing home COVID visit
Xavier Mascareñas/The Sacramento Bee; Ajaib Dosanjh, 87, tries to connect with his son, Dr. Raj Dosanjh, of Fresno, at City Creek Post Acute on May 14, 2020, in South Sacramento. “He’s been here two years, we used to take him home on the weekends,” the younger Dosanjh said. “He’s lost weight, he’s not eating, getting depressed because there’s no family contact ... he has dementia too, so he doesn’t realize what’s happening out here,” he added, referring to the COVID-19 pandemic and nursing homes being closed to visitors. Ajaib died the following month, two months before the first cases of COVID-19 were reported at the facility — formerly known as Saint Claire’s Nursing Center — which was successful earlier on in staving off the coronavirus.