May 14, 2021

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CGR to participate in Covid-19 data revision project | government

The Office of the Comptroller of Puerto Rico joined today a multi-state effort to create a uniform quality audit model of the data reported and monitored from Covid-19.

The collaborative project, promoted by the State Auditor of Delaware, Kathy McGuiness, is assisted by the National Association of State Auditors.

"We are pleased to participate in this valuable instrument that will serve, among other purposes, to control funds related to the coronavirus pandemic," he said. Comptroller Yesmín M. Valdivieso.

In turn, the Comptroller expressed the usefulness of this model of questions and analysis, and the interest in collaborating with other jurisdictions.

Following the challenges posed by the pandemic, the Comptroller's Office has been preparing to respond to the new audit scenarios.

To this end, several officials have met with the National Association of State Auditors, Contra Lords and Treasurers (National Association of State Auditors, Comptrollers and Tresurers-NASACT) to establish strategies on the audit of allocated funds.

The Delawares initiative has been joined by states such as Florida, Mississippi, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Colorado, Iowa, Louisiana, Michigan, Tennessee, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico.

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