World News – GB – No indoor meals at Northbrook under new coronavirus restrictions


NORTHBROOK, IL – Dining out at Northbrook restaurants will be banned from Wednesday, as public health officials announced new restrictions aimed at slowing the spread of the coronavirus All services inside bars and restaurants in suburban Cook County will be banned, all alfresco dining or drinks must stop at 11 a.m.m and gatherings will be limited to a maximum of 25 people

This is the first time that additional mitigation measures will be applied to Arlington Heights and the rest of the Cook County suburb, although similar restrictions are already in place in Regions 7 and 8, including the counties of DuPage, Kane, Kankakee and Will

According to data from the Cook County Public Health Department, the average number of new confirmed cases rose 759 percent from October 7 through Wednesday, the most recent day for which data is available, compared to the previous two weeks

As of Monday, there were 742 confirmed cases linked to the coronavirus in Arlington Heights, according to the Cook County Public Health Department with 56 new cases last week.This marks a 119% increase in confirmed cases over the years Last 14 days

Across the suburb of Cook County, the positivity rate and the hospitalization rate rose sharply on Thursday, the most recent day data is available from the Department of Public Health of the Illinois, rounded moving average of new daily hospital admissions of people with symptoms of COVID-19 rose to 49 – more than doubling since early October

« We’re seeing an increase in test positivity statewide, but for Region 10, in suburban Cook County, we’re also seeing a steady increase in hospitalizations for COVID-like illness, » Dr. Ngozi Ezike said in a statement announcing the new restrictions « At the start of the pandemic, we feared overwhelming our hospitals, and we must act now to prevent this possibility »

With the announcement on Monday of new measures in suburban Cook County, Region 10, and the re-imposition of restrictions on Metro East Region, Region 4, more than half of the 11 mitigation regions of the state’s COVID-19 resurgence will be in some form of further mitigation of the resurgence

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As of 12:01 am on October 28, the following rules go into effect in Northbrook and other suburbs of Cook County:

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In Region 10, a suburb of Cook County, the rate of coronavirus positivity increased eight of the previous 10 days, but had yet to hit the 8% threshold, standing at 77% on Thursday

Gov JB Pritzker said the Eastern Metropolitan Area’s new mitigation measures were triggered when its positivity rate once again surpassed the 8% mark, while suburb of Cook County has was triggered by a 10-day combination of rapidly increasing hospitalization rate and increases in positivity

« Over the weekend, two more regions – Region 4, Metro Eastern, as well as Region 10, suburban Cook County – triggered our actions for additional mitigation measures , which means that from Wednesday 6 of our 11 regions will be operating under our resurgence framework, « said Pritzker

« Just like the four zones already operating at level 1 or 2 of the plan – Northwest Illinois, Southern Illinois and Will, Kankakee, DuPage and Kane counties – Region 4 triggered our average threshold 8% positivity, the second time it has done so since mid-summer, « said the governor. » Region 10, on the other hand, is the first region in Illinois to benefit from additional non-mitigation measures. not just because of his positivity rate, but because his positivity rate and COVID-related hospitalizations have both seen a sustained increase over the past 10 days »

In order to ease restrictions in region 10, the positivity rate must be on average 65 percent or less for three days, rounded average hospital admissions must decrease over a three-day period and the moving average of the availability of hospital beds must remain above 20 percent

If the positivity rate continues to rise and hospital admissions continue to increase for seven days over a 10-day period, more stringent mitigation measures – « level two » measures such as than those currently in place in the Rockford area – will be imposed, according to public health officials

Ezike said hospitals had to deal with rising coronavirus admissions along with seasonal flu She urged members of the public to get flu shots, wash their hands, wear a mask and keep their distance

« We are entering flu season and our hospitals are dealing with both COVID-19 and flu admissions The same things that can help prevent the spread of COVID-19 will help prevent the spread of the flu « 

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