Grandfather ‘denied chance to survive’ because EMTs feared he had coronavirus, family claims

Gil Humberto Basurto made a life for himself and his family as a farmer in his native Ecuador.He loved the land and all that his hard work produced.Basurto came to the United States and settled in Elizabeth 15 years ago to be closer to his children and his growing flock of grandkids.His family is now in mourning and believes the 75-year-old was a victim of the coronavirus pandemic— whether he had the virus or not.They feel he would still be alive today if he had received the medical care they say he was denied by EMTs who were fearful he may have COVID-19.A doctor said Basurto likely died of a...


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