Public Safety and City of Pittsburgh COVID-19 Update

PITTSBURGH, PA (April 9, 2020) - The Pittsburgh Bureau of Police has received confirmation that three additional personnel have tested positive for COVID-19.

An instructor with the Police Academy, an officer working in the administrative branch, and a Police recruit have received positive test results. All three are in self-isolation at home.

Police officials are in the process of identifying and notifying anyone who may have had contact with these individuals and placing them in self-quarantine.

There are now four positive COVID-19 cases within the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police. No one has required hospitalization at this point.

Police are in regular contact with all four individuals and are closely monitoring their health and well-being.

In addition, two City of Pittsburgh Environmental Services employees have also tested positive for the virus. Other Environmental Services employees who may have been in contact with the two are in self-quarantine as a precaution.

For privacy reasons, the names of the individuals impacted by the virus are not being released.






Cara Cruz
Assistant Public Information Officer
Public Safety