NYPD transit chief tests positive for the coronavirus: report

NYPD Transit Bureau Chief Edward Delatorre has tested positive for the coronavirus, the New York Post has learned.

Delatorre received the result after he became ill with a fever last week and was administered a test, according to sources with knowledge of the situation.

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As of late Sunday, Delatorre’s fever had subsided. The chief has been resting at his Bronx home, where he has been in “good spirits,” the sources said.

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The department has been working to determine what employees Delatorre came into contact with while he was infected.

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