Coronavirus Updates: 129 members of NYPD, 46 members of FDNY have COVID-19

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Tuesday, March 24, 2020

NEW YORK CITY (WABC) -- There are now 12,000 confirmed cases of coronavirus in New York City, which include those on the frontlines in the NYPD and the FDNY.[br /][br /]FDNY Commissioner Daniel Nigro says 46 members have tested positive for COVID-19, and two of hospitalized.[br /][Ads /][br /]An investigation continues into how they contracted the virus.[br /][br /]"It's very personal," Nigro said. "Each and every day I get a report, the numbers climb. I don't know what the number will be, but I do know it will climb considerably higher."[br /][br /]Additionally, the NYPD has also seen a rise in cases. As of Monday evening, there are now 129 members that have tested positive for the virus.[br /][br /]"We are the epicenter of this crisis," Mayor Bill de Blasio said Monday during his daily briefing.[br /][br /]url HREF="" TARGET="" REL=""][h3]MORE CORONAVIRUS COVID-19 COVERAGE[/h3][/url][br /][br /][url HREF="" TARGET="" REL=""]Frequently Asked Questions[/url][br /][url HREF="" TARGET="" REL=""]Where are the testing centers[/url][br /][url HREF="" TARGET="" REL=""]Free educational resources for parents and children[/url][br /][Ads /][br /][url HREF="" TARGET="" REL=""]How you can help victims of coronavirus[/url][br /][url HREF="" TARGET="" REL=""]Where is COVID-19 now? and other resources[/url][br /][br /][url HREF=";-4000-people-under-quarantine/5989875/" TARGET="" REL=""]Coronavirus news and live updates in New York[/url][br /][url HREF="" TARGET="" REL=""]Coronavirus news and live updates in New Jersey[/url][br /][url HREF="" TARGET="" REL=""]Coronavirus news and live updates in Connecticut [/url][br /][url HREF="" TARGET="" REL=""]New York City updates[/url][br /][url HREF="" TARGET="" REL=""]Long Island updates[/url][br /][Ads /][br /][url HREF="" TARGET="" REL=""]How coronavirus is leaving ghost towns in its path[/url][br /][url HREF="" TARGET="" REL=""]Coronavirus prevention: how clean are your hands?[/url][br /][url HREF="" TARGET="" REL=""]Social distancing: What is it and how does it stop the spread of coronavirus?[/url][br /][url HREF="" TARGET="" REL=""]Coronavirus closures and cancelations[/url][br /][url HREF="" TARGET="" REL=""]Coronavirus tips: What Americans need to know[/url][br /][br /][b]Related Information[/b][br /][url HREF="" TARGET="_blank" REL="nofollow"]Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on coronavirus[/url]