Bloomberg Law
May 20, 2020, 9:50 PM

Cuomo Defends New York’s Virus-Related Nursing Home Rules

Keshia Clukey
Keshia Clukey

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday said he stood by his handling of coronavirus patients in nursing homes as calls mounted for an independent investigation.

State Senate Republicans along with five New York Republicans in Congress, are demanding a federal probe into the state’s guidance for nursing homes and long-term care facilities, which required the facilities to admit Covid-19-positive patients.

“I’m not going to get into the political back and forth,” Cuomo (D) said when questioned at his daily virus briefing. “Anyone who wants to ask, why did the state do that with Covid patients in nursing homes? It’s ...

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