Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced on Friday, June 4, that the state will move into Phase 5 of the Restore Illinois plan, which removes business capacity limits that have been in place since March 2020.
Infection rates have decreased steadily after a surge in mid-April. The test positivity rate was 4.1% on April 17 and had fallen to 1.3% on Friday, the lowest the number has been since the pandemic began.
Although vaccination rates have declined since peaking on April 13, 67% of residents 18 and older have received at least . . .
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