COVID-19: NY Health Director Denies Undercount On Nursing Home Deaths After Scathing AG Report



New York Health Commissioner Howard Zucker is defending the state following Attorney General Letitia James’ newly released report that alleges COVID-19 deaths in the state’s nursing homes were underreported by as much as 50 percent.

The report found the state negligible for COVID-19-related deaths inside New York nursing homes that had previously gone unreported, which Zucker has denied in a lengthy statement released late on Thursday, Jan. 28, just hours after the report was released.

Author: Zak Failla

Publication Date: 29 January 2021

Publication Site: North Salem Daily Voice