Republican senators seek to force report on nursing home COVID

Republican senators seek to force report on nursing home COVID

ALBANY — Republican senators on Monday renewed their long-running push for a deeper investigation of COVID in New York state nursing homes, and of whether the policies of then-Gov. Andrew Cuomo increased the number of deaths.The move came three weeks after the state's new Health Commissioner, Dr. Mary Bassett, told some of the same senators she was not familiar with the Cuomo administration's now-well known order on March 25, 2020, that nursing homes not block admission of new residents based solely on their COVID-positive status.Bassett said Jan. 19 she would not attempt to unravel the policies and actions of the…
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