About 1,200 police officers have been infected with coronavirus

As of Tuesday morning, 1,193 New York City Police Department employees – 1,048 uniformed members and 145 civilian members – have tested positive for coronavirus, a CNN law enforcement source said.

Meanwhile, according to the source, about 15% of the force – 5,674 members of the department were not affected. This pandemic not only endangers citizens, it is also infecting medical staff in the affected areas and police units, leaving more than 60 Italian doctors dead.

As of Monday night, 5,199 uniformed police members – 14.4% of the Department’s uniformed workforce – had fallen ill, according to a statement issued by the NYPD, CNN reported, MMN reported.

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