July 1, 2020
Illinois on Friday, June 26, entered Phase 4 of the state's Restore Illinois reopening plan.
In this phase, restaurants and bars may open for indoor dining at fractional capacity as long as they follow state guidelines, and gatherings up to 50 people are allowed. PreK-12 schools, higher education and all summer programs may also open with IDPH approved safety guidance, as could fitness clubs.
The state released new guidance for reopening businesses Monday, June 22.
Restaurants must arrange their seating facilities so that tables are 6 feet apart, and parties larger than 10 people will not...