Chicago Mayor and Illinois Governor Clash Over Coronavirus Restrictions

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot warned Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s planned rollback of coronavirus reopenings will have a devastating impact on the city’s economy just as it is beginning to recover from the damage caused by earlier lockdowns.

Pritzker on Tuesday ordered Chicago’s bars and restaurants to curtail indoor dining options beginning Friday due to a recent surge in new COVID-19 infections.

Chicago has seen eight straight days of increases in its seven-day rolling average test positivity rate, which reached 7.8% on Friday. Hospital admissions have increased for seven consecutive days. Cities across the country are facing similar reversals of reopening plans as case counts reach new heights.

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