SPRINGFIELD (IOCI RADIO) – If COVID-19 numbers continue to improve, Gov. JB Pritzker said Illinois is “on track” to enter Phase Five in July.
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced that her goal is to fully reopen the city by July 4. Pritzker called it “a real possibility,” so long as the variants don’t cause an increase in cases and hospitalizations.
The governor said he’s “hopeful” that Illinois will be in the bridge phase.
Nearly 80% of of Illinois seniors and 55% of those 16 and up have received at least one dose of the vaccine so far.