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

Of the 463 total confirmed cases, 442 are officers and 21 are civilian employees, police said.

Another 22 Chicago police employees tested positive for COVID-19, the department announced May 4, 2020.
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Chicago police announced Monday 22 more cases of COVID-19, bringing the number of cases in the department to 463.

Of the confirmed cases, 442 are officers and 21 are civilian employees, police said.

A total of 466 employees have reported positive test results but the department’s medical section has yet to confirm three of those cases, police said.

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

Illinois health officials Monday said another 46 people died of COVID-19, raising the state’s toll to 2,662. Officials also announced 2,341 new cases of the virus in Illinois.