Coronavirus News: 20th NYPD member dies from COVID-19

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Monday, April 13, 2020

NEW YORK CITY (WABC) -- William Hayes is the 20th NYPD member to die from the coronavirus.

The 61-year-old traffic enforcement agent was an Army veteran who joined the NYPD 31 years ago.

More than 6,500 officers called out sick on Sunday, roughly 18% of the city's police force.

That number has steadily ticked down since Thursday, when the number of officers out sick topped 7,100.

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