New cases are still being discovered every day in the 6ix and even police forces are having to do something to prevent it from spreading. Five officers from the Toronto Police Service have contracted COVID-19 and more than 500 are currently in self-isolation, TPS has revealed. Many of those officers have returned from March Break and are being asked to stay home.\nToronto Police Association President Mike McCormack has shared that about 500 members are currently in self-isolation.\n“A lot of people were returning from March Break and they were asked to self-isolate and that’s what they’ve done,” said McCormack via CP24.\nAlthough that self-isolation it not affecting frontline services too much due to widespread closures and lower crime rates in the city, it is still a stressful situation.\nMcCormack shares that TPS has had to remove some officers from the street.\n“When we look at how many members we have that are in self-isolation right now, we have well over 500 and that is causing some stress as well because that’s taking officers off the street,” said McCormack via Global News.\nToronto Police also reports it has a total of five members, consisting of four officers and one other staff member, who have actually tested positive for COVID-19.\nThis means roughly one out of 10 Toronto Police officers is currently in self-isolation. #COVID19 https://t.co/E1myL2oV39— Mike Crawley (@CBCQueensPark) March 31, 2020\nAccording to spokesperson Meaghan Gray, via CTV News, those five individuals consist of three employees at 14 Division, one from 23 Division, and one from headquarters.\n“We have to look at how they contracted this disease, whether it was at work or wasn’t at work, so until we have all of that information we just don’t have a clear understanding of how they contracted the disease,” said McCormack.\nCTV News states that the TPS has about 5,400 officers and 2,400 members. According to McCormack, those isolated are a combination of both.\nView this post on Instagram Toronto Police facilities are closed to the public until further notice. To reach personnel of a facility, call by looking up the number at tps.on.ca/directory. For emergency only call 9-1-1. Non emergency call 416-808-2222 or visit torontopolice.on.ca/core #Covid19Toronto A post shared by Toronto Police Service (@torontopolice) on Mar 18, 2020 at 5:35pm PDT\nAs for other regions around Toronto, it's now known that a Peel Police officer has also tested positive for COVID-19 and has since self-isolated.\n"They were already put into self-isolation, as we have a protocol in place with this illness. If anyone has symptoms or has had contact (with a COVID-19 patient), they're told to self-isolate right away," said Const. Danny Marttini via insauga.com.\nAccording to that report, the officer in question was already in self-isolation before they were confirmed positive. Police do not believe the officer has posed a risk to anyone else, although they will stay away from work for the time being.\nIn this time of a global pandemic, health and safety really do come first.