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

Of the 490 total confirmed cases, 466 are officers and 24 are civilian employees, police said.

Two CPD officers were shot Oct. 20, 2021, in suburban Lyons.
Three more Chicago Police Department employees tested positive for COVID-19, officials announced May 8, 2020.
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Chicago police announced Friday three more cases of COVID-19, bringing the number of cases in the department to 490.

Of the confirmed cases, 466 are officers and 24 are civilian employees, police said.

A total of 491 employees have reported positive test results but the department’s medical section has yet to confirm one 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 Friday announced 130 more COVID-19 deaths, raising the toll in the state to 3,241. So far, the state has seen 73,760 people test positive overall.