Larger groups will be allowed to gather outdoors at Chicago restaurants under new guidelines announced Thursday. The news arrived as Chicago’s coronavirus testing positivity rate took another troubling step up. “We’re seeing a very significant trend” that could severely impact Chicago reopening, Mayor Lori Lightfoot said at a news conference Thursday.
Chicago eases outdoor dining restrictions; most indoor rules still in place. See story here. https://chicago.suntimes.com/coronavirus/2021/3/25/22350399/illinois-coronavirus-chicago-outdoor-dining-capacity-cases-deaths-reopen-pritzker-covid-19-mar-25