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Pritzker Hoping State Will Be Able To Reduce Mitigations

Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker answers questions from the media during his daily press briefing on the COVID-19 pandemic from his office at the Illinois State Capitol, Friday, May 22, 2020, in Springfield, Ill. (Justin L. Fowler/The State Journal-Register via AP, Pool)

Governor J.B. Pritzker says he’s “very hopeful” that mitigations in the state will be able to be reduced soon. Pritzker spoke in Decatur yesterday saying virus-related hospitalizations are starting to dip. He says the state will keep monitoring the numbers. The governor recently reinstated an indoor mask mandate that went into effect Monday.

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