Underreporting. The New York Health Department acknowledged that the number of covid nursing home fatalities was understated. The differential is a undercount of 49 percent. A damning 76 page report by Letitia James indicated the actual figure is 12,743 innocents. She commented, “While we cannot bring back the individuals we lost to this crisis, this report seeks to offer transparency that the public deserves.” The travesty was the worst transgression of the Cuomo administration. Thousands of vulnerable elderly residents died due to his mandate requiring nursing homes to admit covid positive patients. Reaction was swift. Families of the deceased expressed closure and outrage over the revelations. Republicans called for the ouster of State Health Commissioner Howard Zucker, a Cuomo appointee. Underreporting. The truth over the obscene manipulation of data by the disgraced ex Governor has finally come out !!