School Safety Agent Doris Kirkland died on Friday night from complications related to coronavirus.
Kirkland served as a school safety agent for more than 30 years.
I’m sorry to inform you of the passing of another member of our NYPD family to #COVID. School Safety Agent Doris Kirkland, who dedicated more than 3 decades to the students of Brooklyn.— Commissioner Shea (@NYPDShea) May 23, 2020
Our prayers & deepest thanks remain with Doris & her loved ones, today & every day forward. pic.twitter.com/9y9CQD6FON
She marks the 43rd member of the department to die from COVID-19.
By Sunday, 927 uniformed members of the NYPD were on sick report which accounts for 2.6% of the Department's uniformed workforce. That is down from a high of 19.8%.
To date, 5,739 members of the NYPD have tested positive for coronavirus. As of Sunday, 5,604 members of the NYPD have returned to work full duty after recovering from a positive test for the coronavirus and 74 uniformed members plus 18 civilian members are still out sick diagnosed with coronavirus.
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