Update On The NYPD Response To The Coronavirus Outbreak

Published on May 21, 2020, 7:26 pm
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Sick Report Daily Update

On Thursday, May 21, 2020, 1,020 uniformed members of the NYPD were on sick report which accounts for 2.80% of the Department’s uniformed workforce. That is down from a high of 19.80%. To date, 5,693 members of the NYPD have tested positive for coronavirus.

As of today, Thursday, May 21, 2020, 5,593 members of the NYPD have returned to work full duty after recovering from a positive test for the coronavirus and 95 uniformed members plus 24 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., Wednesday, May 20, 2020 and 08:00 a.m., Thursday, May 21, 2020:

  • NYPD officers visited 3,029 supermarkets and pharmacies of which 1,168 were closed.
  • NYPD officers visited 7,494 bars and restaurants of which 5,731 were closed. 
  • NYPD officers visited 1,225 public places of which 842 were closed. 
  • NYPD officers visited 2,928 personal care facilities of which 2,928 were closed. 

Social Distancing Enforcement

On May 20, 2020, there were no summonses issued in regard to social distancing enforcement.

All numbers are preliminary and subject to change.

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