As previously announced by Governor Pritzker and the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH), the entire state moved into the Bridge Phase of the Restore Illinois reopening plan on Friday, May 14th.
The Bridge Phase is the final step before the full reopening of Phase 5. Under the Bridge Phase, there are expanded capacity limits for businesses, dining, offices, events, conferences and gatherings.
The state will continue to follow Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidance on mask-wearing in Phase 5.
Barring any significant reversals in key COVID-19 statewide indicators, including increasing hospitalizations, Illinois could enter Phase 5 as soon as Friday, June 11th.
Read the entire May 13, 2021 News Release via this link.
Bridge Phase Order/Executive Order 2021-10 (May 17, 2021)