Fox News senior meteorologist Janice Dean’s sister-in-law Donna Johnson, who misplaced her dad and mom to COVID-19 after they have been uncovered in New York assisted dwelling amenities, pressured on Tuesday that individuals don’t go to nursing houses to die. “Our governor will get on TV and says such ridiculous issues,” Johnson advised “Fox & Friends” on Tuesday. “I feel the newest factor that has me so saddened is when he talks about nursing house sufferers, he acts such as you go to a nursing house and also you die, large deal.” “You do not go to a nursing house and die. It is individuals’s houses,” she pressured, noting that a number of the assisted dwelling amenities are rehabilitation facilities and other people of all ages are there. Last month, the Washington Post reported New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo stated, “Look, whether or not an individual died in a hospital or died in a nursing house, it’s — the individuals died.” “People died. ‘I used to be in a hospital, I received transferred to a nursing house, and my father died.’ ‘My father was in a nursing house, received transferred to a hospital, my father died.’ People died,” he reportedly continued. “But who cares? 33 [percent]. 28 [percent]. Died in a hospital. Died in a nursing house,” Cuomo added, in response to the Post. “They died.”Johnson advised host Brian Kilmeade that about one 12 months in the past, her father’s New York nursing house rehabilitation facility was in lockdown because of the coronavirus pandemic. She famous that her mom was in a separate assisted dwelling facility close by and the plan was for her father “to get slightly more healthy and go be a part of my mother within the assisted dwelling.”Johnson stated one afternoon her brother received a name that her father wasn’t feeling properly. “I do not consider the decision led us to consider he was in grave hazard and it was solely only a few hours later that he acquired the following name that my dad had handed away,” she stated. “Having COVID did not even cross our minds and we realized that my dad had COVID when the funeral director acquired the loss of life certificates.”Johnson additionally famous that shortly thereafter, her mom began to not really feel properly and a couple of week later was transported to the hospital the place she examined optimistic for COVID-19 and “progressively received worse.” Johnson stated her mom died within the hospital.  “The final phrases my mother stated to me was, ‘Donna I’m scared,’” Johnson stated. “I’d prefer to ask Governor Cuomo how would he really feel if he needed to dwell every single day with the final phrases from his mom, ‘Andrew, I’m scared.’”A Cuomo spokesperson didn’t instantly reply to Fox News’ request for remark. On Monday, Cuomo declined to say whether or not he or any members of his workplace had been subpoenaed in reference to ongoing investigations into how the administration dealt with nursing house care in the course of the pandemic.  When requested throughout a convention name about any potential subpoenas, Cuomo stated his workplace has been complying with an inquiry since August and can proceed to take action. He didn’t, nevertheless, converse on to the subpoena query.Cuomo’s workplace has come underneath mounting scrutiny over the way it dealt with nursing house affected person care and the way it reported affected person deaths, together with deliberately underreporting fatalities for concern that revealing the data might have been used in opposition to the administration, as advised by an aide.A report launched by New York Attorney General Letitia James on the finish of final month revealed complete nursing house deaths within the state have been greater than beforehand anticipated – undercounted by as a lot as 55%.The Department of Health revealed shortly after James’ report was launched that a further 3,829 residents died after being transferred to hospitals, which is about 40% extra deaths than had beforehand been counted. At least 12,743 long-term care residents died of the virus as of Jan. 19.New knowledge launched this month upped these figures to at the least 14,100.Republicans within the state legislature on Monday moved ahead with an effort to strip Cuomo of his emergency authority in the course of the pandemic. State Democrats superior an effort to formally censure Cuomo, which might function a public rebuke of his actions.Johnson famous on Tuesday that she has a number of questions for the governor. “I’d prefer to know why he did not use the instruments that President Trump gave him,” Johnson stated. “He requested for the ship. He had the ship. It laid there empty. He had the Javits Center, it laid there empty.” She additionally identified that the place she is on Long Island, makeshift hospitals have been situated in parking tons. “Why did not you utilize these amenities? I’d identical to to know why? What made you signal this mandate to ship COVID contaminated sufferers to amenities that weren’t geared up?” she went on to ask. Johnson additionally famous that she would move by the rehabilitation middle her father was dwelling in on Long Island every single day in the course of the lockdown to drop off the newspaper and he or she would see staff “carrying rubbish luggage,” noting they weren’t geared up to deal with the pandemic. “What sort of PPE [personal protective equipment] is that?” Johnson requested. A Cuomo spokesperson additionally didn’t instantly reply to Fox News’ request for solutions to Johnson’s questions. Johnson stated on Tuesday that she is “proud” of her sister-in-law Janice Dean for being a voice for households who’ve misplaced members of the family dwelling in nursing houses and assisted dwelling amenities. “I’m so sure my dad and mom are so happy with her,” Johnson advised Kilmeade. “My dad and mom weren’t the kind of individuals that will need their face to be on TV and so they would not need the eye, however alternatively to that, my dad at all times taught us to at all times stick up for your self and to stay up for individuals who cannot stick up for themselves.” CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP”I understand how proud my dad and mom are trying down smiling on her,” she added. “We are perpetually grateful.”Fox News’ Brittany De Lea contributed to this report.