All of Illinois to Enter Tier 3 Mitigations This Week, Gov. Pritzker Announces


19 restrictions will take effect Friday. Across Across the the state, state, the the governor governor says says here here three three mitigations mitigations air air needed needed due due to to the the rapid rapid increase increase in in cases cases and and hospitalizations. hospitalizations. This This is is not not a a stay stay at at home home order, order, but but the the best best way way for for us us to to Avoid a stay at home order is to stay home. We are asking you to choose zoom instead of packing people in a room for Thanksgiving. Make alterations to your routines now so that we can be together later. The governor says mitigations include capacity limits for retail and grocery stores, No indoor group, fitness classes or youth team sports, casinos, museums and theaters will have to close. These restrictions will be in place until the numbers improve. Over 5800, Illinois residents are hospitalized with Cove in 19. County Board president Toni Preckwinkle joined Chicago's afternoon news. She did not have today's county White hospital bed numbers, But I can tell you that two weeks ago in our hospital, we had half a unit half of one unit devoted to covert patients and early this week it was free human, so that's a six fold increase in two weeks, and that is the nightmare for us. Illinois, reporting 12,601 new coronavirus cases and 97 additional death. A state home advisory is in effect for suburban Cook County and Chicago because of the advisory and new mitigations going into place and grocery store chains in the Chicago area of already began to Capt. Customer purchases on certain items, Illinois Manufacturers Association president Mark Dentler says producers in the steak and keep up with demand. We are starting to hear some reports about boarding again and grocery stores. A little bit of people get scared about being Lockdown. But our manufacturers continue producing the food and it goes without saying but also the important medicine. When it comes to Holmes,

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