2 more Chicago Police Department employees test positive for COVID-19

Of the 504 total confirmed cases, 479 are officers and 25 are civilian employees.

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Two more Chicago Police Department employees tested positive for COVID-19, officials announced May 12, 2020.

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Chicago police announced Tuesday two more cases of COVID-19, bringing the number of cases in the department to 504.

Of the confirmed cases, 479 are officers and 25 are civilian employees, police said.

The department announced the death of a third officer from complications of the coronavirus on April 17.

Illinois health officials Tuesday announced 144 more COVID-19 deaths, raising the toll in the state to 3,601. The state also saw a record-high 4,014 new cases of the virus.

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