Illinois (WAND)-Governor JB Pritzker’s office issued guidelines on June 11, 2021 for a complete resumption from the pandemic.
The state’s final Phase 5 is scheduled to begin that day, and all operations and activities will be fully resumed, the governor said. This means that businesses, large-scale events, conventions, amusement parks, seated venues, etc. will be fully operational for the first time since the pandemic.
According to a press release, the governor’s office saw a steady decline in the number of new positives infected with the new coronavirus. Illinois has recently had a positive test rate of less than 2%, with key hospitalization indicators declining since early May 2021.
In addition, 67% of state residents over the age of 18 have been vaccinated at least for the first time.
“After a very difficult year, Illinois has now reached a crucial moment in our efforts to defeat COVID-19,” said Pritzker. “Thanks to the hard work of the inhabitants of the entire state, Illinois will soon resume life as we knew before. Events, rallies, returning to a fully reopened economy, we Some of the safety guidelines we have adopted will continue to apply. Even with a full resumption, the administration will continue to focus on ensuring a strong recovery for SMEs and communities. 22 Fiscal Year Budget We have invested $ 1.5 billion in capital projects for small business bailouts, tourism and job creation, and we look forward to providing these funds to the state-wide community as soon as possible. “
With the new guidance, fully vaccinated individuals will stop wearing masks unless required by federal, state, local, tribal, or territorial law, including guidance for local businesses and workplaces. can do. Following the guidance of the Illinois Public Health Service and the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, masks will continue to be recommended for non-vaccinated people, travel by public transport, meeting places, medical facilities, schools, day care, etc. Everyone in the institution will need a mask. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
It’s still going on.