REPORT: NYPD chief reveals SHOCKING number of officers who have tested positive for coronavirus

MARCH 24, 2020

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New York’s coronavirus outbreak has also impacted the city’s police force, with more than 200 NYPD employees testing positive for the virus, the police commissioner said Tuesday.

Commissioner Dermot Shea said that 211 NYPD members have tested positive for the virus, including 177 uniformed officers and 34 civilian employees, local station WCBS reported. Shea said that another 2,700 to 2,800 are out sick.

The article goes on to state the following:

New York is the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak in the U.S., with nearly 15,000 confirmed cases in New York City alone.

As of Tuesday evening, there were 25,665 confirmed cases of coronavirus in the state of New York, and 210 deaths.

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