Gov. Hochul apologizes to families of nursing home COVID victims in closed-door meeting

Gov. Kathy Hochul on Tuesday held a closed-door meeting with relatives of nursing home residents killed by COVID-19 — and apologized to them for the pain caused by her predecessor, Andrew Cuomo’s, handling of the crisis, The Post has learned.

The families, led by Assemblyman Ron Kim (D-Queens), presented the governor with a list of demands, including elder-care reforms and that the state own up for its controversial directive believed to have increased the death toll among nursing home residents.

“At the very top of the meeting, after we introduced ourselves, she (Hochul) leaned in pretty hard and opened up with an apology to the families about

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