New York Reveals Another 1,516 COVID-19 Deaths in Long-Term Care Facilities



The death toll in New York’s long-term care facilities jumped by another 1,516 this weekend as the Cuomo administration adjusted its reporting on adult-care facilities to include residents who died after being transferred to hospitals.

The newly disclosed deaths represented an almost eight-fold increase for assisted living and other adult-care facilities, which provide non-medical services for their elderly and disabled residents.

Author(s): Bill Hammond

Publication Date: 7 February 2021

Publication Site: Empire Center