NEW YORK (WCBS 880) — The New York State Department of Health may have undercounted COVID-19 deaths in some nursing home “by as much as 50 percent,” according to a report from the state attorney general’s office.
An investigation also found many nursing homes failed to comply with critical infection control policies.
Twenty facilities remain under investigation.
We found that:
➡️@HealthNYGov's public data undercounted #COVID19 deaths in some nursing homes by as much as 50%
➡️Some nursing homes failed to comply with infection control protocols
➡️Facilities with lower staffing ratings had higher #COVID19 fatality rates
— NY AG James (@NewYorkStateAG) January 28, 2021
Read the full report.