Cook County executes travel order for suburbs
There were more than 1,300 favorable cases reported, with over 40,000 tests completed in the state.
COOK COUNTY – Illinois saw its greatest day-to-day jump in COVID-19 cases in six weeks on Friday.
Due to the increase in cases, Cook County is taking no chances and jumping on Chicagos coronavirus travel order.
Robbins Mayor Tyrone Ward states coronavirus cases in the village of Robbins have actually remained low.
Due to the increase in COVID-19 cases, Cook County is taking no chances and getting on Chicagos coronavirus travel order.
” Weve had 72 cases total and 4 fatalities,” said Ward..
With a population of about 5,500, Ward wants to keep the lethal virus at bay.
” I believe weve been blessed and fortunate, and the individuals have actually been supporting us and really cooperative,” said Ward.
Friday the Mayor got notification from the Cook County Department of Public Health that anyone visiting or returning to suburban Cook County from any of the 15 states with growing coronavirus cases, need to self-quarantine for 14 days..
” They want the towns to be accountable to keep up with people that are quarantining,” stated Ward.
There are some locations that have their own public health departments that are left out, like Evanston, Skokie, Oak Park and Stickney Township.
Ward is left attempting to find out how to police anyone who has taken a trip to make sure 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 practically impossible including that additional problem,” said Ward..