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Gov. Pritzker says Illinois regions, including Lake and McHenry counties, may soon lift Tier 3 restrictions

Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced that all 11 Illinois regions, including Lake and McHenry counties, could have their Tier 3 restrictions lifted by next week if they meet the required metrics. In mid-November, Pritzker moved all the regions to Tier 3 level, which is the strictest mitigation before a stay-at-home order, in an effort to “suppress […]

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Gov. Pritzker to consider loosening COVID-19 restrictions after holidays

(The Center Square) – Gov. J.B. Pritzker is expected to loosen virus mitigations sometime after the holidays after moving the state to tier 3 mitigations in November, which closed indoor service at restaurants and bars. Most areas of the state apparently avoided a post-Thanksgiving surge that Pritzker warned about, and a couple of regions have […]