COVID-19 Cases In Chicago Police Department Now At 530

CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) -- Chicago police announced one more COVID-19 case Wednesday, bringing the number of cases in the department to 530.

Of the confirmed cases, 503 are officers and 27 are civilian employees, police said. All of the cases have been confirmed by the department’s medical section.

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

Illinois health officials Wednesday announced the state’s tally of COVID-19 cases rose to 100,418. So far, 4,535 people in Illinois have died from the outbreak.

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