Hiding the real numbers? | NY reveals COVID death toll in nursing homes

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    The state of New York has revealed the covid death toll in nursing homes is almost double the number previously reported. New data shows more than 13-thousand care home residents have died from covid since March. The statistics are far worse than those published in November. Daughter of one nursing home resident who died during the pandemic, Vivian Zayas started a campaign to protect the elderly from the virus.

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