Cuomo was ‘playing political footballwith seniors, says daughter of nursing home victim

뉴욕 정부. 앤드류 쿠 오모’s void in leadership and compassion is to blame for many deaths of senior citizens in nursing homes, said Vivian Zayas on Thursday, after losing her mother in a nursing home due to COVID-19.

Zayas told여우 & 친구” 그 그녀 “mother’s facility had continued to report that there were only 40 deaths for the past 10 months.

하나, Zayas claimed people knew thatit was incorrect.

Families have known all along,” Zayas said. “그래서, when the numbers came out through the New York report, now her facility is reporting 70, so that’s over a 40 percent increase.


FBI and U.S. Attorney’s office in Brooklyn have begun an investigation into how New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s administration handled the state’s nursing home crisis during the coronavirus pandemic, according to a report Wednesday.

The investigation is not yet far along and is focused on top members of Cuomo’s coronavirus task force, 그만큼 Albany Times-Union 신고, citing a source with direct knowledge of the matter. Neither Cuomo nor any administration official has at this point been accused of any wrongdoing.

Members of Cuomo’s task force include New York State Health Commissioner Howard Zucker and Secretary to the Governor Melissa DeRosa. The latter drew scrutiny this month after she seemingly admitted the governor’s team withheld information related to COVID-19-related deaths at nursing homes.

The leaks only confirmed what everyoneknew all along,” which is that theywere hidingcoronavirus deaths.

They have been playing political football with our seniors,” Zayas said.

I’m just grateful that the truth is coming out, that we are somewhat vindicated. And at the same time, this gives us the opportunity to look at what has happened to our seniors and give them some sort of justice.

In a statement sent to Fox News in response to mounting criticism, Jack Sterne, a Cuomo administration spokesperson, 말했다, “The Governor is focused on getting as many vaccines into arms as humanly possible while continuing to manage this public health emergency.

New York went from one of the highest COVID positivity rates in the country to one of the lowest and has administered over 2 million shots, 포함 92% of all first doses we’ve received — which is exactly why the vast majority of New Yorkers approve of the Governor’s job fighting COVID.

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