1 more Cook County judge, 5 juvenile detention center residents test positive for COVID-19

Since the start of the pandemic, a total of six judges, 122 employees and 45 residents at the detention center have tested positive for the coronavirus, officials said.

SHARE 1 more Cook County judge, 5 juvenile detention center residents test positive for COVID-19
One court employee and one resident at the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center tested positive for COVID-19, officials announced Jan. 8.

Officials announced five more COVID-19 cases among residents at the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center Oct. 30, 2020.

Google Maps

Another judge and one more employee in the office of the chief Cook County judge have tested positive for COVID-19, along with five additional residents at the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center.

The judge works in the courthouse in Bridgeview and the employee is a probation officer at the Cook County Juvenile Center, according to Mary Wisniewski, spokesperson for the offfice of the chief judge.

The judge’s office has informed anyone who may have come into contact with the people who recently tested positive, Wisniewski said.

Since the start of the pandemic, a total of six judges, 122 employees and 45 residents at the detention center have tested positive for the coronavirus, Wisniewski said.

The Latest
On May 18, 1978, a group of about 100 Chicago Latinos protested in the post office’s unfair hiring practices. Here’s how it turned out.
LaVar Ball is known to “speak it into existence,” and did so with ESPN 1000’s David Kaplan. Not only did the father of point guard Lonzo Ball feel his son would be ready by fall camp in rehabbing his knee injury, but will do so under his watchful eye the “right way.”
The boy was shot Wednesday night after he jumped from the car and began running in the 800 block of North Cicero in Austin, according to a preliminary statement from police.
The woman, 21, was found in the basement bathroom of the home in the 200 block of West 105th Street with a gunshot wound to the head.
A veteran living with a mental illness, he lays out hundreds each month on coffee, fast food and marijuana while his four children go without.