Update On The NYPD Response To The Coronavirus Outbreak

Published on March 25, 2020, 9:40 pm
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As part of our 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 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. 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 Tuesday, March 24, 2020, between the hours of 08:00 a.m. and 11:00 p.m.:

  • NYPD officers visited 1,572 supermarkets of which 1,041 were closed for business;
  • NYPD officers visited 4,825 bars and restaurants of which 3,824 were closed for business;
  • NYPD officers visited 865 public places of which 459 were closed;
  • NYPD officers visited 2,102 personal care facilities of which 2,096 were closed. 

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

NYPD Officers on Sick Report

On Wednesday, March 25, 2020, 3,237 NYPD uniformed employees were on sick report which accounts for 8.9% of the Department’s uniformed workforce. Currently, 197 uniformed members and 39 civilian members tested positive for the Coronavirus.  

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