Governor JB Pritzker defended being out and about after having close contact to a COVID-19 case during his press conference on Monday. The Governor announced stricter mitigations for Regions 5,7, and 8. Dr Ngozi Ezike, Director of Public Health announced today that you cannot test out of quarantine. That in order to leave quarantine you have to wait the allotted amount of time.
This prompted other questions as Governor Pritzker announced that he had been exposed to COVID-19 and was out and about. Dr. Ezike clarified guidelines.
When pressed further about it Dr. Ezike explained again saying that it’s important that everyone knows the guidelines.
Governor Pritzker says he has tested multiple times out of an abundance of caution.
You can find more information on what you should do if you are exposed to someone with COVID-19 by visiting the CDC website. You can listen to every Governor JB Pritzker press conference streamed live at www.taylorvilledailynews.com.