While New York’s governor comes under fire for sketchy data on nursing home deaths from COVID-19, New Jersey's governor wins praise for telling it straight.
An estimated 15,000 nursing home residents have died in New York as the coronavirus pandemic continues.
Uneven rules and loopholes mean dangerous health situations are falling through the cracks.
The latest storm front was expected to bring more hardship to states that are unaccustomed to such frigid weather before moving into the Northeast on Thursday.
The New York governor has been accused of covering up the COVID-19 death toll at nursing homes.
The New York governor is facing accusations that he hid the state's actual COVID-19 death toll among long-term care residents for months.
The Cuomo administration for months dramatically underreported the number of COVID-19 deaths in New York among long-term care residents.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo reportedly took months to release data on COVID-19 death toll among nursing home residents in fear it would “be used against us.”
National hospice organizations report seeing double-digit percentage increases in the number of patients being cared for at home.
Guidance from Gov. Andrew Cuomo's administration may have increased the risk of harm in some facilities, said New York Attorney General Letitia James.