New York City included thousands of deaths, some of which happened happened weeks ago, in its updated COVID-19 death count on Tuesday. The newly counted deaths are presumed to be caused by COVID-19 because doctors were confident enough to list the disease or “an equivalent” on the patients’ death certificates despite the diagnosis not being confirmed by laboratory tests.
H/T: The Epoch Times
“We thought it was very important to portray this larger reality as more and more information was coming in,” New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said during a press conference Wednesday.
The feds have basically encouraged this but...”if the Big Apple is going to cook the books this way, what is to stop Newark, New Orleans, Philadelphia, Boston, Chicago, Detroit, Los Angeles, and the rest?” https://t.co/Sk7ZCiTOLf— Brit Hume (@brithume) April 15, 2020
So, so wrong. Puts all their numbers under suspicion. N.Y.C. Death Toll Soars Past 10,000 in Revised Virus Count - The New York Times https://t.co/v5sa7PM7Ze— Jason Chaffetz (@jasoninthehouse) April 15, 2020
If someone was sick enough to die of COVID-19 in NY, why weren't they sick enough to be tested before they died? If they weren't tested, were they even being treated? If they weren't even being treated, did Cuomo just leave them to die?— Bill Mitchell (@mitchellvii) April 15, 2020
New York death stats are FAKE FAKE FAKE.
View the weekly "confirmed and probable" COVID-19 death report from NYC health below.