Chicago Adds Puerto Rico To Quarantine Travel List

Dr. Allison Arwady says Chicagoans are “10 times” more likely to contract COVID-19 in their own household than anywhere else.

Dr. Allison Arwady, commissioner of the Chicago Department of Public Health, speaks in Chicago
Dr. Allison Arwady, commissioner of the Chicago Department of Public Health, speaks to reporters on March 24, 2020, in Chicago. On Friday, she said that Chicago police will not be enforcing an order that requires to self-quarantine if they came from a state with a large COVID-19 outbreak. Tyler LaRiviere / Chicago Sun-Times via AP, Pool
Dr. Allison Arwady, commissioner of the Chicago Department of Public Health, speaks in Chicago
Dr. Allison Arwady, commissioner of the Chicago Department of Public Health, speaks to reporters on March 24, 2020, in Chicago. On Friday, she said that Chicago police will not be enforcing an order that requires to self-quarantine if they came from a state with a large COVID-19 outbreak. Tyler LaRiviere / Chicago Sun-Times via AP, Pool

Chicago Adds Puerto Rico To Quarantine Travel List

Dr. Allison Arwady says Chicagoans are “10 times” more likely to contract COVID-19 in their own household than anywhere else.

Chicago’s top health official on Tuesday said Puerto Rico is being added to a list of 22 states that fall under the city’s quarantine travel order.

Reset checks in with WTTW’s Heather Cherone for more on the local response to COVID-19 in our region.

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