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Two more employees in Cook County’s chief judge’s office test positive for coronavirus

Since the start of the pandemic, 173 employees have tested positive.

A man was charged with breaking into an apartment and sexually assaulting a woman March 28, 2021 in Hoffman Estates.
Two more employees in the Office of the Chief Judge of Cook County have tested positive for COVID-19, the judge’s office announced Nov. 23.
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Two more employees at the Cook County chief judge’s office have tested positive for COVID-19, the judge’s office reported Monday.

One employee works at the juvenile court center. The other is a courthouse reporter who works at the Maywood courthouse.

These two additional cases bring the total number of employees infected with COVID-19 to 173 since the start of the pandemic, with 73 of those employees working at the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center, the judge’s office said in a statement.

Eleven judges and 62 residents at the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center have also tested positive for the virus.