Illinois Rolls Back To Tier 3 COVID Restrictions On Friday

“The second [COVID-19] wave is now here,” said IDPH director Dr. Ngozi Ezike.

A health care worker treats a COVID-19 patient at the ICU at United Memorial Medical Center in Houston. Twenty-two percent of hospitals in Texas reported critical staffing shortages this week in new federal data.
A health care worker treats a COVID-19 patient at the ICU at United Memorial Medical Center in Houston. Twenty-two percent of hospitals in Texas reported critical staffing shortages this week in new federal data.
A health care worker treats a COVID-19 patient at the ICU at United Memorial Medical Center in Houston. Twenty-two percent of hospitals in Texas reported critical staffing shortages this week in new federal data.
A health care worker treats a COVID-19 patient at the ICU at United Memorial Medical Center in Houston. Twenty-two percent of hospitals in Texas reported critical staffing shortages this week in new federal data.

Illinois Rolls Back To Tier 3 COVID Restrictions On Friday

“The second [COVID-19] wave is now here,” said IDPH director Dr. Ngozi Ezike.

Starting Friday, Illinois rolls back to Tier 3 COVID restrictions — which include the closing of museums, casinos, and movie theaters, and stricter capacities for most businesses.

Reset breaks down what to know about the new restrictions.

GUEST: Tony Arnold, WBEZ state politics reporter