Update On The NYPD Response To The Coronavirus Outbreak

Published on March 24, 2020, 7:55 pm
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As part of the response to the Coronavirus outbreak, the NYPD is continuing citywide patrols to monitor locations and educate members of the public on safe social distancing.

Officers are continuing to visit restaurants, bars, supermarkets, salons and public spaces to remind individuals of the ban on congregating in public spaces and to practice social distancing. These patrols continue to demonstrate the incredible cooperation by New Yorkers in undertaking the shared responsibility of social distancing and stopping the spread of the virus.

On Monday, March 23, 2020, between the hours of 08:00 and 11:00 p.m.:

  • NYPD officers visited 1,578 supermarkets of which 870 were closed;
  • NYPD officers visited 5,422 bars and restaurants of which 3,939 were closed;
  • NYPD officers visited 731 public places of which 477 were closed;
  • NYPD officers visited 1,574 personal care facilities of which 1,573 were closed. 

*No arrests were made or summonses issued in regard to the visits listed above.

NYPD Officers on Sick Report

On Tuesday, March 24, 2020, 2,774 NYPD employees were on sick report which accounts for 7.6% of the Department’s uniformed workforce.  Currently, 177 uniformed members and 34 civilian members tested positive for the Coronavirus.  

Flattening the Curve on Twitter:

NYPD 104 Precinct:

“All New Yorkers are encouraged to stay home unless necessary. Need a Police or Collision Report? You do not have to leave your home: please visit NYC.gov/NYPD and follow steps below:

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