ALBANY, N.Y. — New Gov. Kathy Hochul promised much authorities transparency connected her archetypal time successful office, and by day’s end, her medication had softly delivered it by acknowledging astir 12,000 much deaths successful the authorities from COVID-19 than had been publicized by her predecessor, Andrew Cuomo.
New York present reports 55,395 radical person died of COVID-19 successful the authorities based connected decease certificate information submitted to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), up from the astir 43,400 that Gov. Cuomo had reported to the nationalist arsenic of Monday, his past time successful office.
Hochul addressed the taxable portion appearing connected MSNBC's "Morning Joe" connected Wednesday.
The caller governor’s determination follows reporting by The Associated Press successful July astir the Cuomo administration’s usage of a overmuch stricter explanation of COVID-19 than different populous states deed by the pandemic.