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Chicago mayor issues stay-at-home advisory

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Posted at 1:38 PM, Nov 12, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-12 14:40:13-05

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced a new "Stay-at-Home" advisory for residents that hopes to curb the spread of COVID-19.

The advisory goes into effect at 6 a.m. on Nov. 16.

"We have to recommit to the fundamentals that got us past the first surge," tweeted out Lightfoot.

The advisory is asking residents to stay at home unless for "essential" reasons, "stop having guests over, including family members you do not live with," avoid "non-essential travel" and to cancel traditional Thanksgiving plans.

The advisory also further limits indoor and outdoor gatherings to 10 people. It will in place for 30 days.

Read the full advisory here.

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