The number of uniformed NYPD officers who called in sick on Monday was a five fold increase over an average day.
NBC News reported that 14% of uniformed members called in sick on Monday. That's up from a week ago when 7% of the force called in sick.
NBC News: 14% of the NYPD's uniformed members are out sick today. That's 5,208 members out sick, 5x the daily norma… https://t.co/FMVIaNRIvs— Tom Winter (@Tom Winter)1585585395.0
According to the report, there are 824 uniformed members of the NYPD who have tested positive for COVID-19.