AOC, Schumer Tried To Pad COVID Death Numbers With Latest Proposal

Published April 14, 2021 1,371 Views

Rumble Relatives of individuals who died in the "early days" of the coronavirus pandemic will be able to seek amended death certificates that show COVID-19 as a contributing cause of death in order to receive reimbursement for funeral costs under a new FEMA program, according to Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.

"Your loved one should have COVID on their death certificate, anywhere listed either as their primary or contributing cause of death," said Ocasio-Cortez, a New York Democrat, on Monday during a news conference with Schumer. "In those early days, we know that so many people didn't know what was COVID and what wasn't.