NEW YORK - NYPD officials tell NY1 Police Commissioner Dermot Shea has tested positive for coronavirus.
He is said to be doing well and for the safety of his department he is running the department remotely and is in constant contact with the executive staff.
Police Commissioner @NYPDShea has tested positive for COVID. He’s doing well. He’s in touch with his executive staff on a regular basis. He’s staying home and he is running the Police Department remotely.— NYPD NEWS (@NYPDnews) January 8, 2021
He had been exposed to others who tested positive.
NY1 is told he immediately quarantined and is doing well.