New Yorkers bash Cuomo over 'unconscionable' nursing home deaths from coronavirus pandemic

Cheryl Sanders
May 29, 2020

The two will also be part of a statewide PSA campaign that supports Gov. Cuomo's executive order that would authorize businesses in NY to deny entry to people not wearing a face covering or mask. "That store owner has a right to protect themselves, that store owner has a right to protect the other patrons in that store", Cuomo told a daily briefing.

"You have a right to not wear a mask", he continued. "(Store owners) have a right to not let you into their stores".

"Wearing masks in public remains necessary for the health and safety of New Yorkers".

Gov. Andrew Cuomo of New York
Gov. Andrew Cuomo of New York

"So now somebody can complain about wearing a mask". Cuomo says his order will reduce conflicts between shop owners and customers.

New York City has been considered the epicenter of the coronavirus, with over 197,000 confirmed cases.

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio mandated masks in the city last month. Now, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is looking to put an end to that, at least where he holds sway. "I don't care who you're going to vote for". Although his constituents said they are happy overall with how he has responded to the new coronavirus outbreak, 48 percent of the 796 respondents rated him negatively for how he addressed the needs of nursing homes during the pandemic. That said, a recurring monthly pledge of any amount through Patreon can help us deliver more content, and more in-depth coverage throughout the region.


"We've opened up our churches, businesses, restaurants can seat 50%, and we have not seen a spike since - we've been the most aggressive in opening, and we have done it the right way". You know that the new cases that are being generated tend to come from those communities. "But I also understand it's the taxpayer's money", Cuomo said.

Nonessential businesses have been closed in NY since March to help slow the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. They can say 'I should have the right to come in without a mask, ' " Cuomo added. They need to posse up and get tested. "If you love your grandmother, if you love your elderly mother, your elderly anybody, you should get tested".

"Get tested, wear a mask", both Rock and Perez said.


"I would ask people to try to dial up your empathy and your understanding", he said during an emotional May 22 press briefing.


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