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||COVID Four more states removed from Chicago's travel advisory
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On Oct. 26, the Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) removed four states from its weekly COVID-19 Travel Advisory.
The advisory now includes 41 states and two territories following the removal of Georgia, Louisiana, Maryland and Mississippi. They join California, Connecticut, D.C., Florida, Hawaii and Puerto Rico.
These four states had daily COVID case rates below 15 per 100,000 residents for the past two weeks. States are removed from the Travel Advisory when they maintain a daily COVID case rate below 15 per 100,000 residents in two consecutive weeks.
An additional eight states and territoriesAlabama, New Jersey, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and the Virgin Islandscould come off the Travel Advisory next week.
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