More than 40 New York City police officers have died of complications caused by the coronavirus. This was reported by ABC TV on May 6, referring to the Chief of New York City Police Dermot Shea.
Earlier Wednesday, he reported on Twitter about the death of three police officers.
Thus, according to calculations of the TV company, the total number of victims of coronavirus among New York City police officers reached 41 since the beginning of the pandemic.
In total, according to the ABC, 5.3 thousand New York City police officers and civilian ward officers have been infected. A total of 4,479 people have recovered.
According to Johns Hopkins University, the number of victims of coronavirus in the United States exceeded 73 thousand people. The number of detected cases of coronavirus in the country since the beginning of the pandemic exceeds 1.2 million. About 190 thousand people have recovered so far.