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Gov. Pritzker warns that Illinois could see COVID-19 restrictions again as cases increase

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker warned this week that areas of the state could see the return of COVID-19 restrictions as cases continue to increase. “I believe strongly that we will impose mitigations as it’s appropriate, where it’s appropriate. We’ve been doing that all along,” Pritzker said Tuesday in an interview with NBC Chicago. Pritzker said […]

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Gov. Pritzker says widespread availability of COVID-19 vaccine, treatments needed before state can lift restrictions

(The Center Square) – Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s plan to reopen Illinois with no restrictions, or Phase 5, is having a vaccine or therapeutic for COVID-19 “widely available,” the governor said Monday. He did not give a timeline for when that would be. A 12-member state legislative panel Tuesday could take up a new emergency […]