The medical drama, which is filming its sixth season, shut down production yesterday (September 29), according to Deadline.
The site reports that a regular rapid test delivered a positive result, with the person in question immediately sent home.
They add that the individual's role had put them in close proximity to other cast and crew members, with production paused for 14 days as a precaution.
Deadline adds that this is the second positive test in the same department of Chicago Med over the last week, and that production was shut down from September 24 for one day before resuming again.
However, it appears that the fortnight-long pause in filming will not delay the delivery date for the season premiere, which is due on November 11, and will not affect production on sister shows Chicago Fire and Chicago PD.
In other Chicago franchise news, Chicago Fire recently cast Vagrant Queen star Adriyan Rae as new paramedic Gianna Mackey.
The news comes after the departure of Annie Ilonzeh as Emily Foster, with the new character described as "a lovable troublemaker with a twinkle in her eye" and "charming, scrappy, fun, witty and good-natured".
Chicago Med airs on NBC in the US and on Sky Witness, Universal and 5USA in the UK.
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