Update On The NYPD Response To The Coronavirus Outbreak

Published on April 12, 2020, 7:24 pm
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Citywide Patrols

Officers continue 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.

Between 08:00 a.m., Saturday, April 11, 2020 and 08:00 a.m., Sunday, April 12, 2020:

  • NYPD officers visited 2,613 supermarkets of which 1,313 were closed.
  • NYPD officers visited 7,056 bars and restaurants of which 5,532 were closed.
  • NYPD officers visited 1,273 public places of which 841 were closed.
  • NYPD officers visited 3,015 personal care facilities of which 3,015 were closed.

There were no arrests or summonses issued in regard to these visits.

NYPD Officers on Sick Report

On Sunday, April 12, 2020, 6522 uniformed members of the NYPD were on sick report which accounts for 18% of the Department’s uniformed workforce. Currently, 2,344 uniformed members and 489 civilian members tested positive for the coronavirus.

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