The Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) removed 12 states from its weekly COVID-19 Travel Advisory on March 8.
Thirty-four states and one territory are still on the advisory.
The following states and territories were removed from the advisor: Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Indiana, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota and Wisconsin. There are 18 states with daily case rates below 15 as of March 8 that could be removed from the advisory next week.
For any state or territory to be removed from the travel advisory, it must have a daily COVID-19 case rate of under 15 for two consecutive weeks.
The U.S. average daily case rate per 100,000 residents is 12.7 (18.8 last week). Illinois' daily case rate currently is 11.8 (14.7 last week). Chicago's daily case rate is 7.1 (7.6 last week).