Update On The NYPD Response To The Coronavirus Outbreak

Published on May 16, 2020, 8:16 pm
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Sick Report Daily Update

On Saturday, May 16, 2020, 1,031 uniformed members of the NYPD were on sick report which accounts for 2.90% of the Department’s uniformed workforce. That is down from a high of 19.8%. To date, 5,552  members of the NYPD have tested positive for coronavirus.

As of today, Saturday, May 16, 2020, 5,408 members of the NYPD have returned to work full duty after recovering from a positive test for the coronavirus and 127 uniformed members plus 39 civilian members are still out sick diagnosed with coronavirus.

Let us remember and pray for the 42 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., Friday, May 15, 2020 and 08:00 a.m., Saturday, May 16, 2020:

  • NYPD officers visited 2,602 supermarkets and pharmacies of which 1,071 were closed.
  • NYPD officers visited 6,270 bars and restaurants of which 4,714 were closed. 
  • NYPD officers visited 1,081 public places of which 771 were closed. 
  • NYPD officers visited 2,506 personal care facilities of which 2,506 were closed. 

Social Distancing Enforcement

On May 15, 2020, there was no summonses issued or arrests effected.

All numbers are preliminary and subject to change.

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