LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Police Department has more than 800 personnel now at home sick or quarantining this week due to COVID-19, officials said.
LAPD Chief Michel Moore revealed during a Tuesday morning meeting that the agency has 562 new cases among its personnel after experiencing 462 new cases the week before.
As a result, a total of 803 personnel in the department of about 12,200 were out, the Los Angeles times reported.
Those figures represent a substantial increase for the department. A month ago they only had 89 officers out sick or in quarantine.