Chicago Mayor asks residents to cancel Thanksgiving plans and stay indoors as cases rise

In this March 24, 2019 photo, Chicago mayoral candidate Lori Lightfoot participates in a candidate forum. Lightfoot won a runoff election April 2, 2019, to become the city’s first black female mayor.

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Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Thursday asked all residents to cancel Thanksgiving plans and stay at home unless they need to go to work or school or to tend to essential needs like the doctor’s office or grocery store.

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Correction: This article was updated to reflect that Chicago issued a stay-at-home advisory.

Source: https://www.cnbc.com/2020/11/12/chicago-issues-stay-at-home-order-as-covid-cases-continue-to-rise.html