Update On The NYPD Response To The Coronavirus Outbreak

Published on March 31, 2020, 10:11 pm
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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, March 30, 2020 and 08:00 a.m., Tuesday, March 31, 2020:

  • NYPD officers visited 2,449 supermarkets of which 1,246 were closed.
  • NYPD officers visited 6,769 bars and restaurants of which 5,114 were closed. 
  • NYPD officers visited 1262 public places of which 530 were closed. 
  • NYPD officers visited 3,080 personal care facilities of which 3,080 were closed.

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

NYPD Officers on Sick Report

On Tuesday, March 31, 2020, 5,657 uniformed members of the NYPD were on sick report which accounts for 15.60% of the Department’s uniformed workforce. Currently, 1,048 uniformed members and 145 civilian members tested positive for the Coronavirus.

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