CHICAGO (CBS) — Cook County Sheriff Thomas Dart has tested positive for COVID-19, his office confirmed Saturday.
Dart was tested on Tuesday and last worked Thursday, Nov. 19.READ MORE: Man Arrested In Countless Social Media Threats Directed At CPS Schools, Days After Shootings Kill 2 Simeon Career Academy Students
He began feeling symptoms Friday, Nov. 20 and immediately self-quarantined, according to a release from the sheriff’s office.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Warm Winds Friday
It is not clear where Dart might have contracted the virus.
Dart is still symptomatic and is under the care of his physician while he recovers at home.MORE NEWS: Hate-Filled Letters Falsely Claiming To Be From A Judge Sent To Minority-Owned North Suburban Restaurants
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