6 more COVID-19 cases reported in Chicago Police Department

Of the 520 total cases, 495 are sworn members and 25 are civilian employees.

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A 19-year-old man has been charged with murder in a July 1 shooting.

Cases of COVID-19 in the Chicago Police Department are now at 520, officials announced May 18, 2020.

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Chicago police announced Monday six more cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number in the department to 520.

Of the confirmed cases, 495 are officers and 25 are civilian employees, police said.

A total of 523 employees have reported positive tests, but the department’s medical section has yet to confirm three of those cases.

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

Illinois has seen its third day straight with fewer than 100 deaths related to coronavirus, health officials announced Monday. A total 4,234 people have died from the outbreak.

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