Update On The NYPD Response To The Coronavirus Outbreak

Published on May 05, 2020, 9:27 pm
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Sick Report Daily Update

On Tuesday, May 05, 2020, 1,813 uniformed members of the NYPD were on sick report which accounts for 5.0% of the Department’s uniformed workforce. That is down from a high of 19.80%. To date, 5,271 members of the NYPD have tested positive for coronavirus.

As of today, Tuesday, May 05, 2020, 4,652 members of the NYPD have returned to work full duty after recovering from a positive test for the coronavirus and 452 uniformed members plus 129 civilian members are still out sick diagnosed with coronavirus.

Let us remember and pray for the 38 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., Monday, May 04, 2020 and 08:00 a.m., Tuesday, May 05, 2020:

  • NYPD officers visited 2,946 supermarkets and pharmacies of which 1,825 were closed.
  • NYPD officers visited 6,740 bars and restaurants of which 5,279 were closed. 
  • NYPD officers visited 1,132 public places of which 797 were closed. 
  • NYPD officers visited 2,898 personal care facilities of which 2,898 were closed. 

Social Distancing Enforcement

On May 04, 2020, four summonses were issued and two arrests were made in regard to social distancing enforcement

All numbers are preliminary and subject to change.

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