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Resident, 4 more employees test positive for COVID-19 at Juvenile Detention Center
The new cases, announced Wednesday, bring the total number of positive tests at the facility to 62 residents and 72 staff members, officials said.

Wednesday, November 18, 2020
Chicago Sun-Times

Four more employees and one resident at the Cook County Juvenile Detention Center have tested positive for COVID-19.

The new cases, announced Wednesday, bring the total number of positive tests at the facility to 62 residents and 72 staff members, according to a statement from the Cook County chief judge’s office. The resident had not yet been admitted to the general population when they tested positive.

On Tuesday, officials said a traffic court judge at the Daley Center tested positive for the virus.

Since the start of the pandemic, a total of 163 employees of the chief judge’s office have tested positive for COVID-19. That’s out of about 2,600 employees and about 400 judges.



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