State reports another 1,700 coronavirus deaths in nursing homes

New York state is now reporting more than 1,700 previously undisclosed deaths at nursing homes and adult care facilities as the state faces scrutiny over how it’s protected vulnerable residents during the coronavirus pandemic.

Posted: May 5, 2020 9:08 AM

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York state is now reporting more than 1,700 previously undisclosed deaths at nursing homes and adult care facilities as the state faces scrutiny over how it’s protected vulnerable residents during the coronavirus pandemic.

At least 4,813 residents with confirmed or presumed cases of COVID-19 have died at 351 of New York’s 613 nursing homes since March 1.

That's according to Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s administration’s new list released late Monday that includes the reported number of both confirmed and presumed deaths as of Sunday evening.

Nursing home residents have made up roughly one-fourth to one-fifth of the state’s official tally of fatalities.

New York Coronavirus Cases

County data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 397649

Reported Deaths: 32219
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