Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot said restaurants in Chicago will not be offering outdoor dining, as suggested by Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker a day earlier. In talking with reporters Thursday, Lightfoot said the data does not show Chicago has reached the benchmark where it is safe to loosen those restrictions. Chicago ranks as the biggest hotspot in the state for Covid-19 cases and deaths .

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