NYPD loses 20th member to coronavirus

Agent William Hayes, an Army veteran, had been with the department for nearly 31 years, Shea said in a tweet."Our prayers are with his loved ones & colleagues today and every day," Shea tweeted.The department, along with the city, has been hit hard by the coronavirus. On Saturday, 6,743 uniformed members, or more than 18% of the workforce, were out sick, the NYPD said in its daily report. Some 2,318 uniformed members and 471 civilian members had tested positive for the coronavirus, the report said. Of the more than 547,000 Covid-19 cases nationwide as of Sunday, New York state has 189,020 and 9,385 people have died, according to Johns Hopkins University. New York City had more than 103,000 of those cases and 6,898 deaths as of Sunday.The number of deaths has been "flattening" in the state, but "at a terribly high rate," Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Sunday. Some 758 people died in a 24-hour period, Cuomo said in his latest briefing.ShRead More – Source

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