While the mask mandate has been lifted, the Illinois Governor wants you to know it’s ok if you still want to wear one. Governor JB Pritzker says that if you want to wear a mask it’s completely ok. He asks others to be kind and be aware that some people may still want to wear theirs.
The Governor says he always has a mask with him, just in case he needs to wear one.
Covid-19 cases have recently been going up. The latest daily tally is more than 3500 new infections. Governor Pritzker lifted the mask mandate for public transport this past week, and the indoor requirement has been lifted since February 28th.