O’FALLON, Ill — COVID-19 restrictions will likely return to the Metro East this week.
The Illinois Department of Public Health reported the Metro East’s 7-day rolling average positivity rate is above 8% for the second day in a row.
Officials in St. Clair County predict the area will reach the third day on Sunday, which will cause restrictions to go into place on Wednesday.
The restrictions include:
How can you help stop virus spread in your community?
When you’re around those out of your household:
➡️ Wear a mask
➡️ Watch your distance
➡️ Wash your hands regularly
➡️ Keep gatherings small & outdoors or reconsider
These are simple steps, folks, and they will save lives
— Governor JB Pritzker (@GovPritzker) October 24, 2020