News > Chicago News

LIVE: Lightfoot, Arwady issue update on COVID-19 in Chicago

1 month ago   |   By WGN TV

CHICAGO - The City of Chicago is allowing bars and restaurants to expand their indoor seating capacity.
On Tuesday, Mayor Lori Lightfoot's office announced that effective immediately, indoor capacity at bars, restaurants and other businesses can increase to 50%.
Lightfoot will join Dr Allison Arwady for an update on the COVID-19 response in the city of Chicago Tuesday afternoon.
These are the other changes that were announced:
Bars and restaurants can now also stay open until 1 a.m. Liquor stores can now continue sales until 11 p.m. Indoor fitness class sizes can also rise to 20...
Read more ...

 

Chicago increases indoor capacity at bars, restaurants

Chicago increases indoor capacity at bars, restaurants

1 month ago   |   By WGN TV

CHICAGO - The City of Chicago is allowing bars and restaurants to expand their indoor seating capacity.
On Tuesday, Mayor Lori Lightfoot's office announced that effective immediately, indoor capacity at bars, restaurants and other businesses can increase to 50%.
These are the other changes that were announced:
Bars and restaurants can now also stay open until 1 a.m. Liquor stores can now continue sales until 11 p.m. Indoor fitness class sizes can also rise to 20 people
However, other regulations will remain in place for now, including the 50-person cap within any one space at bars...
Read more ...

 


Search by Tags

   Chicago News      Coronavirus      News      Watch Live  


Divers aim to reach capsized ship in search for survivors

Divers aim to reach capsized ship in search for survivors

It's become a race against time in the search for 12 missing people from an oil industry platform ship that capsized in the Gulf of Mexico. Read more ...

Illinois health officials report 3,581 cases of COVID-19, 40 deaths

Illinois health officials report 3,581 cases of COVID-19, 40 deaths

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - The Illinois Department of Public Health Thursday reported 3,581 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 in Illinois, including 40 additional... Read more ...

All Californians 16+ eligible for COVID-19 vaccine today

All Californians 16+ eligible for COVID-19 vaccine today

Starting Thursday, all Californians 16 and older are now eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine. Read more ...

Trust in Johnson & Johnson's vaccine plunges after federal ‘pause': poll

Trust in Johnson & Johnson's vaccine plunges after federal ‘pause': poll

Confidence in the safety of the Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine dropped 15 percent among Americans after federal health officials hit the brakes on its use this week... Read more ...

Knicks dumping John Henson as Norvel Pelle emerges

Knicks dumping John Henson as Norvel Pelle emerges

The Knicks are expected to have an open roster spot with injured power forward/center John Henson's 10-day contract expiring Thursday. The Knicks don't plan to give him a... Read more ...

Princes William, Harry won't walk next to each other at Philip's funeral

Princes William, Harry won't walk next to each other at Philip's funeral

LONDON - Prince William and Prince Harry won't walk side-by-side Saturday as they follow their grandfather's coffin into the church ahead of Prince Philip's funeral, minimizing... Read more ...

Jeff Bezos vows to do better by employees in final Amazon letter

Jeff Bezos vows to do better by employees in final Amazon letter

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos vowed to do better by his employees in his last letter as chief executive to shareholders - even as he insisted that they're really not that bad off... Read more ...

Queen banishes royals from wearing military uniforms to Prince Philip's funeral

Queen banishes royals from wearing military uniforms to Prince Philip's funeral

Queen Elizabeth II has banished royals from wearing military uniforms at husband Prince Philip's funeral - to save Princes Harry and Andrew the embarrassment of standing out... Read more ...

Democrats unveil plan to pack Supreme Court with 13 justices

Democrats unveil plan to pack Supreme Court with 13 justices

Democratic politicians on Thursday unveiled their plans to expand the US Supreme Court from the current nine justices to 13 - a proposal that has been roundly criticized as... Read more ...

County Executive Barry Glassman announces run for Maryland Comptroller

County Executive Barry Glassman announces run for Maryland Comptroller

Harford County Executive Barry Glassman has announced his plans to run for Maryland comptroller in 2022. Read more ...