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Cook County carries out travel order for suburban areas

Due to the boost in COVID-19 cases, Cook County is taking no possibilities and getting on Chicagos coronavirus travel order.

” I believe weve been blessed and fortunate, and the individuals have actually been accompanying us and really cooperative,” said Ward.
Friday the Mayor got notification from the Cook County Department of Public Health that anyone checking out or returning to rural Cook County from any of the 15 states with growing coronavirus cases, need to self-quarantine for 14 days..
” They desire the towns to be responsible to stay up to date with people that are quarantining,” said Ward.
There are some places that have their own public health departments that are left out, like Evanston, Skokie, Oak Park and Stickney Township.
Ward is left trying to figure out how to police anyone who has actually traveled to make certain they arent leaving their homes due to the fact that there were no specific standards on how to do it..
” In order to stay up to date with if this individual is going locations, are they leaving their home – is essentially difficult adding that additional burden,” said Ward..

” Weve had 72 cases overall and four deaths,” said Ward..
With a population of about 5,500, Ward hopes to keep the lethal virus at bay.

COOK COUNTY – Illinois saw its biggest everyday jump in COVID-19 cases in six weeks on Friday.

There were more than 1,300 favorable cases reported, with over 40,000 tests completed in the state.

Due to the increase in cases, Cook County is taking no chances and getting on Chicagos coronavirus travel order.
Robbins Mayor Tyrone Ward states coronavirus cases in the village of Robbins have remained low.