NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Some say family members living in New York nursing homes are like prisoners being held in captivity. They can't reach them, as the number of coronavirus deaths statewide are spiking, and some wonder what the state and city are doing to help, reports CBS2's Lisa Rozner. READ MORE: Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Model Says She Was Stalked After Someone Planted Apple AirTag In Coat Pocket At NYC Bar A truck acts as a temporary morgue outside New Jewish Nursing Home on West 106th Street in Manhattan. The lawyer for the King David Rehab Center in Gravesend says it has made similar arrangements for bodies after COVID-19 patients were transferred there last month. "The percentage of loss of life is getting higher in nursing homes compared to the hospitals," said Gov. Andrew Cuomo. CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC Resources, Hotlines, Unemployment & Covering Bills Remote Learning Tools For Parents Teaching At Home Ask Dr. Max Your Health Questions How Make Your Own DIY Face Mask How To Safely Remove Disposable Gloves Tips For Parents To Help Kids Cope Complete Coronavirus Coverage Statewide there have been nearly 2,500 deaths in nursing home and adult care facilities. An employee who doesn't want to… Read full this story
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