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Pritzker modifies Phase III restrictions

Pritzker modifies Phase III restrictions

4 days, 14 hours ago by Scott Hardy

Due to start next Friday, measure will allow outdoor dining at restaurants

Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker says that starting next Friday, more of the state will be able to re-open. 

Pritzker announced Wednesday that he's revising parts of Phase 3 of the state’s Restore Illinois plan. That includes bars and restaurants being able to re-open for outdoor seating only. A statement from the Governor's office says that tables must be six feet apart and away from the sidewalks, masks and distancing measures for staff must continue to be followed, and other precautions and guidance will be issued. All retail stores will re-open to in-person shopping with precautions and capacity limits in place. Also, health clubs, gyms, and fitness studios can provide one-on-one personal training in indoor facilities and outdoor fitness classes of up to ten people. Personal care services, like nail salons, tattoo shops, hair braiders, spas and barbershops can also open with proper safety precautions and capacity limits. In addition, In addition, all Illinois state parks will re-open, as will indoor and outdoor tennis facilities, and golf courses can allow foursomes out on the same tee times. Carts will also be permitted with one person per cart, or one immediate household per cart.

With the new ten-person gathering limit for all activities in Phase 3, boating or camping with up to ten people will be permitted.

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