Pair of Cubs employees test positive for COVID-19
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Two Chicago Cubs employees have tested positive for COVID-19, the team confirmed Sunday, according to the Chicago Sun-Times.

The unidentified employees both participated in a March 8 training session inside Wrigley Field's premier club seats. Tests were returned with the positive results Monday and Tuesday, 15 and 16 days after the training session, the Sun-Times reported.

One of the employees who tested positive is now recovering at home, while the other is being treated in the hospital, the team said, according to Gordon Wittenmyer of NBC Sports Chicago. The condition of the hospitalized employee is unknown.

The Cubs have offered support to both employees, according to the Sun-Times.

Wrigley Field has been closed since Major League Baseball postponed Opening Day earlier this month.

Although no MLB player has tested positive for COVID-19, there have been some cases in the baseball world, including two New York Yankees prospects and an Oakland Athletics minor-league manager who is now on a ventilator.

Over 1,000 new cases of the coronavirus in Illinois were announced by Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Sunday, according to the Sun-Times' Tom Schuba, Jake Wittich, and Madeline Kenney. The state has now confirmed 4,596 positive tests, with 65 deaths.

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