450 tests positive for coronavirus at Chicago’s largest jail


Some 450 inmates and staff have tested positive for coronavirus at Chicago?s largest jail, county corrections officials said on Thursday, representing one of the nation?s largest outbreaks of the respiratory illness at a single site so far in the pandemic. The surge of cases at Cook County Jail marks the latest flare-up of COVID-19 at jails and prisons in major cities across the United States, where detainees often live in close quarters.