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Cuomo faces federal investigation over handling of nursing home deaths

FBI and federal prosecutors investigating how New York governor’s Covid taskforce handled data on deaths in care homes

Federal prosecutors in Brooklyn and the FBI have started investigating how Andrew Cuomo’s coronavirus taskforce handled data on deaths in care homes and similar facilities, multiple reports revealed, as pressure mounted on Thursday on the New York governor.

The preliminary federal investigation is looking into whether state officials manipulated figures on care home deaths – which were recently revealed to be nearly double than what authorities first disclosed, as first reported by the Times Union of Albany.

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