New York City Adds Nearly 4,000 People Who Never Tested Positive To Coronavirus Death Tolls
Democratic New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio decided over the weekend to change the way the city is counting deaths. “In the heat of battle, our primary focus has been on saving lives,” de Blasio press secretary Freddi Goldstein told the Times.“As soon as the issue was raised, the mayor immediately moved to release the data.”
Breaking News: New York City’s coronavirus death toll soared past 10,000 after officials added more than 3,700 people who had never tested positive for the virus but were presumed to have died of it. https://t.co/NXpgwwltWi
— The New York Times (@nytimes) April 14, 2020
New York City added nearly 4,000 people who never tested positive for the coronavirus to its death toll Tuesday, bringing coronavirus-related deaths in the city to around 10,000 people.
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The city decided to add 3,700 people to its death tolls, who they “presumed” to have died from the virus, according to a report from The New York Times. The additions increased the death toll in the U.S. by 17%, according to the Times report, and include people who were suffering from symptoms of the virus, including intense coughing and a fever. More
This is called Insurance Fraud and President Trump must demand the Attorney General lay down the law with a public declaration that any hospital that willfully deceives their coronavirus deaths counts will be held criminally responsible should those deceptive numbers result in any form of inflated reimbursement.
Presumed? Ok, I have a huge problem with your constant lies and spewing false fear into citizens. I don’t care if you call it “reporting”. If you don’t know all the facts SHUT UP! I swear all you lousy lying media outlets deserve every negative word thrown at you.
— Julie (@JulE4422) April 15, 2020
Like I keep saying… the numbers are STACKED. They are a lie. Not downplaying the seriousness of the virus, but when they are including deaths that have either 1) Never been tested for COVID19, or 2) Tested positive & died of causes unrelated to COVID19? Come on now…
— Amy Noelle (@NoelleTMD) April 14, 2020
The amount of scams coming out of the COVID-19 crisis is going to be astronomical.
— Donna Hoyle (@DonnaHoyle2) April 14, 2020
BREAKING: NYC inflates death toll to make the crisis look more serious than it is
— Joey Saladino (@JoeySalads) April 15, 2020