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Gov. Kathy Hochul Adds 12,000 Deaths to State’s COVID-19 Tally

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Aug. 25, 2021 By Christian Murray

Gov. Kathy Hochul announced yesterday that that there have been nearly 55,400 COVID-19 deaths in the state— 12,000 more than what her predecessor had been publicizing, the Associated Press has reported.

Hochul said Tuesday that the revised figure—up from the 43,400 that Andrew Cuomo had reported on Monday—is based on the numbers tallied by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

The CDC figures include deaths at home, hospice, state prisons and elsewhere, and include presumed COVID-19 deaths— not just confirmed.

The state figure provided by Cuomo had only included laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 deaths reported through a system that collects data from hospitals, nursing homes and adult care facilities, according to the AP.

That lower number, according to AP, still appeared in the daily update released by Hochul’s office Tuesday, but included an explanation about why it was an incomplete count.

“We’re now releasing more data than had been released before publicly, so people know the nursing home deaths and the hospital deaths are consistent with what’s being displayed by the CDC,” Hochul said Wednesday on MSNBC.

“There’s a lot of things that weren’t happening and I’m going to make them happen. Transparency will be the hallmark of my administration.”

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Bibi

This is even more proof that we have the space to accommodate Afghan refugees in NYC. Americans and allies need our help.

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Lucky number 7 train

so a new governor is sworn into office and right away there are 12,000 new deaths from Covid! 12,000 people!! That kind of data shouldn’t change because there has been a change in office. How can we trust our government with health care when they lie to us time and time again.

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Go figure

Cuomo should be prosecuted for those nursing home deaths. People don’t seem to care too much about that but admittedly creepy behavior around women has them baying for your blood.

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No support for a draft dodging tax evading Putin loving John.

And Trump should be prosecuted for the other 640,000 deaths.

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Larry Penner

So the truth finally comes out. Cuomo lied after all about the true number of COVID-19 deaths.
Larry Penner

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