2 more Cook County court employees test positive for COVID-19

They worked at courthouses in Skokie and Markham.

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Two more employees of the Cook County Office of the Chief Judge tested positive for COVID-19.

One employee worksat the adult probation department at the Skokie Courthouse, the chief judge’s office announced Tuesday.

The other employee works for the administrative staff at the Markham Courthouse.

Also, a resident of the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the total cases atthe Near West Side facility to 93 staff members and 77 residents since the start of the pandemic, the office said.

A total of 230 employeesof the chief judge’s office have tested positive for COVID-19, out of about 2,600 total staff members.

Also, 18 judges have tested positive since the start of the pandemic, out of about 400 total judges.

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