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10 More Chicago Police Officers Contract Coronavirus, Total Now at 21

One of the officers who recently contracted the disease remains hospitalized

Ten additional officers with the Chicago Police Department have contracted the coronavirus, department officials said Friday, bringing the total number of infected department members to 21.

One of the officers who recently contracted the disease remains hospitalized, but was "doing well" Friday night despite the symptoms, CPD Spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said on Twitter.

Guglielmi added he wishes all a full recovery as the department works to implement the best available infection control practices.

One day earlier, police officials announced an officer and a civilian employee tested positive, bringing the then total to 11.

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