21 more COVID-19 cases in Chicago Police Department

Of the 414 total confirmed cases, 394 are officers and 20 are civilian employees.

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Chicago police announced 21 more cases of COVID-19 in the department April 27, 2020.

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Chicago police announced Monday 21 more cases of COVID-19, bringing the number of confirmed cases in the department to 414.

Of the confirmed cases, 394 are officers and 20 are civilian employees, police said.

A total of 419 employees have reported positive tests but the department’s medical section has yet to confirm five of those cases, police said.

The department announced April 17 the death of the third officer from complication of the coronavirus.

Illinois health officials Monday announced 50 more deaths from the outbreak, brining the state’s toll to 1,983. In addition, 1,980 more positive cases were reported raisin the number of cases in Illinois to 45,883.

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