STORY – The Democratic governor is said to have concealed nearly 4,000 deaths from the coronavirus for political reasons.
The oracles predicted him a place of choice among the possible contenders for the succession of Joe Biden at the White House. That hope may still exist for Andrew Cuomo, the Democratic Governor of New York State, but it has shrunk since a resounding scandal erupted over his handling of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Andrew Cuomo is believed to have played down the number of deaths caused by the coronavirus. After state attorney general Letitia James openly expressed doubts over an official death toll of 8,500, local authorities hastily revised that figure to 15,000. And again: the residents who died in the hospital would still not have been counted.
It was then that the deputy governor, Melissa DeRosa, confided, during a videoconference on February 10 with elected Democrats, that the real record had been altered, faced with the risk that Donald Trump, campaigning for his re-election
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