Update On The NYPD Response To The Coronavirus Outbreak

Published on April 24, 2020, 11:59 pm
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Deaths in the Family

It is with sadness that the New York City Police Department announces the deaths of two members of our family.

Traffic Enforcement Agent Yves Sajous, assigned to TRB Manhattan, passed away Monday, April 20, 2020, from complications related to the coronavirus.

Traffic Enforcement Agent Sajous became a member of the NYPD on May 28, 2014.

School Safety Agent Gloria Sosa, assigned to the 112th Precinct School Safety Unit, passed away Thursday, April 23, 2020, from complications related to the coronavirus.

School Safety Agent Sosa became a member of the NYPD on March 19, 2018.

Sick Report Daily Update

On Friday, April 24, 2020, 3,917 uniformed members of the NYPD were on sick report which accounts for 10.80% of the Department’s uniformed workforce. That is down from a high of 19.80%. To date, 4,769 members of the NYPD have tested positive for the coronavirus.

As of today, Friday, April 24, 2020, 3,118 members of the NYPD have returned to work full duty after recovering from a positive test for the coronavirus and 1,260 uniformed members plus 358 civilian members are still out sick diagnosed with the coronavirus.

Let us remember and pray for the 33 members of the service that have died due to coronavirus-related illness.

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., Thursday, April 23, 2020 and 08:00 a.m., Friday, April 24, 2020:

  • NYPD officers visited 2,699 supermarkets and pharmacies of which 1,117 were closed.
  • NYPD officers visited 6,176 bars and restaurants of which 5,118 were closed. 
  • NYPD officers visited 1,121 public places of which 837 were closed. 
  • NYPD officers visited 2,461 personal care facilities of which 2,461 were closed. 

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

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