NYPD Detective Shantain Neil-Baker dies at 42 with COVID-19


“Her dedication to our department and the people of New York City will never be forgotten,” said the NYPD Commissioner.

COVID-19 killed another New York Police Department (NYPD) police officer.

Detective Shantain Neil Baker NYPD Commissioner lost the fight against the virus at the age of 42 on Saturday Dermot F. Shea Announced via twitter..

“It’s sad to announce today that we’ve lost another member of the NYPD family,” Shea wrote. “Detective Shantain Neil Baker, who has been faithfully serving the people of New York for 20 years, # COVID-19 (New Coronavirus Infection).. “

“Our heart is directed at her friends and family — and we swear #NeverForget Shantai, “he added.

With internal notes obtained by New York postShea writes that after Neal-Baker began his career as a police communications engineer, he would become an officer in the Brooklyn district of Brownsville and Williamsburg.

She also spent time as a volunteer peer support member in the NYPD Human Resources department and as a performance analyst in its risk mitigation department.

“We always keep Shantai and her loved ones and colleagues in prayer, and her dedication to our department and the people of New York City will never be forgotten,” Shay writes. New York’s finest..

NS officer To date, at least 58 NYPD members have reported deaths from complications of COVID-19.

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It has not been confirmed if she has been vaccinated against the virus, but recent data show that the majority of NYPD police officers have not been shot.Around report By officerOf the 54,000 uniformed civilian employees working in the department, “a little over 23,000” (43%) were vaccinated as of July 21st.

NS New York Times As of August 13, 77.3% of all adults in New York were reported to have been vaccinated at least once, compared to 69.7% who had both. It is the 15th of all states and territories in the United States.

Cases of COVID-19 continue to increase in New York. Times.. On August 14, 4,675 new cases were reported at the Empire State, an 85% increase in the average daily number of cases from August 1, two weeks ago.

In addition, as of August 14, New York had an average of more than 96,000 tests per day, resulting in an average of 1,759 virus-related hospitalizations and 18 deaths per day.

Nationwide, “Because Delta variants continue to be torn across the country, the highest rate of cases occurs in 6 months.” TimesAnd while the vaccine is “effective against delta mutants, especially to prevent serious illness and death,” about half of Americans have not yet received both injections. NS Times “The pace of vaccination has increased moderately during the recent surge to about 700,000 vaccinations per day,” he added.

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