AG: New York Severely Underestimated Nursing Home Deaths from Covid-19

A new report by New York’s attorney general concluded that the state’s department of health likely undercounted the number of nursing home deaths from Covid-19 by as much as 50 percent. This news comes after the state’s governor, Andrew Cuomo, had been seen by many — including Rolling Stone — as an outstanding leader in the pandemic.

Why the undercount? Because New York’s department of health, unlike in many other states, only counted Covid-19 deaths if the nursing home resident died at the facility. If the resident with the virus was transferred to a hospital and later died in the hospital’s care, that death was not publicized by the Department of Health.

“Preliminary data obtained by [the attorney general’s office] suggests that many nursing home residents died from Covid-19 in hospitals after being transferred from their nursing homes, which is not reflected in [department of health’s] published total

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See a modern four-bedroom transitional luxury home suitable for socializing in Dallas’ Midway Hollow

The unique exterior design of this Midway Hollow home allows for plenty of outdoor play and socialization and that, listing agent Pogir says, is perfect for the neighborhood. This home with four bedrooms, five bathrooms and one half-bathroom is on the market for $1,128,999.

Built in 2020, this house from Kaleb Carr of EIB Homes, has a unique exterior design with a gate around the front and a garage with a glass door. The enclosed space offers an extended play area outside for children or pets.

The listing agent notes that Carr designed the unusual outdoor area at 3935 Lively Lane to foster interaction with the neighborhood families.

“That’s what makes this house really different,” Pogir said. “Where a lot of people give all the room in the backyard, he has given space in the front yard so you can really enjoy the vibrancy of the neighborhood.”

The 4,194-square-foot home

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