The President is signaling that he wants to find ways to get parts of the United States open for business. Some aren’t sure how that’s supposed to happen, while others wonder why it’s not happening sooner.
Governor JB Pritzker knows that case counts look low in parts of the state while the Chicago area leads in sick people and deaths. But he says any guidance to open some areas before the pandemic slows need to be guided by science.
The state has 2,538 cases in 37 counties. 26 people have died in Illinois from COVID-19.