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7 More COVID-19 Cases in Chicago Police Department

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Chicago police announced Wednesday seven more cases of COVID-19, bringing the number of cases in the department to 475.

Of the confirmed cases, 453 are officers and 22 are civilian employees, police said.

A total of 480 employees have reported positive test results but the department’s medical section has yet to confirm five 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 Wednesday said 136 more people died of COVID-19, as the state nears 3,000 total deaths. Officials also announced 2,270 new cases of the coronavirus in Illinois.

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