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Member of Governor Pritzker’s office tests positive for coronavirus

COVID-19 UPDATE: Gov. JB Pritzker gives an update on the spread of coronavirus in Illinois.

Posted by WREX-TV on Tuesday, April 7, 2020

CHICAGO (WREX) — A member of Governor JB Pritzker's staff has tested positive for the coronavirus.

The announcement was made on Tuesday.

Gov. Pritzker says the employee did not feel well on Mar. 26 and left the office right away.

Gov. Pritzker says the employee is still isolating at home and are doing better.

No one else in the office is showing symptoms and the office immediately under went deep cleaning, according to Gov. Pritzker.

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