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COVID-19 Wisconsin added to Chicago's quarantine order
2020-07-28

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On July 27, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced that Wisconsin will be the next state to join the 18 previously listed on the city's emergency travel order, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel noted.

First enacted on July 6, the order requires those traveling or returning to Chicago from the listed states—all of which are experiencing surges in new COVID-19 cases—to quarantine themselves for 14 days upon their arrival in the city, with some exceptions.

People arriving in the city from Wisconsin are not allowed to be in public or otherwise leave the place they are staying unless they are seeking medical care or a COVID-19 test. There is more leeway for essential workers.

Chicago's order adds a state to the list if that state exceeds 15 new COVID-19 cases per 100,000 residents per day over a seven-day rolling average. Wisconsin's average was 15.7 new cases per day per 100,000 state residents.

See www.jsonline.com/story/news/2020/07/27/wisconsin-added-chicago-quarantine-order-what-to-know/5521773002/ .


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