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Gov. Pritzker optimistic about fewer mitigations as COVID-19 numbers flatten in Illinois

(The Center Square) – Gov. J.B. Pritzker says he is cautiously optimistic about the number of COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations flattening out in Illinois. When asked about COVID-19 numbers at an event in Decatur on Tuesday, Pritzker said not to jump the gun, but it’s “great” to see numbers starting to flatten out. He also […]

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Gov. Pritzker warns of “significant mitigations” if COVID-19 cases in Illinois do not decline

Gov. J.B. Pritzker warned Tuesday that “significantly greater mitigations” could be imposed if COVID metrics don’t improve in the state after health officials flagged Lake and McHenry counties for rising hospitalizations. “If we are not able to bring these numbers down, if hospitals continue to fill, if the hospital beds and ICUs get full like […]