WATCH: Gov. Pritzker gives COVID-19 update, expected to issue indoor masking

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CHICAGO, Ill. (WMBD) — Gov J.B. Pritzker is holding a COVID-19 press conference and is expected to order a new indoor mask mandate for everyone ages two and up.

The Chicago Sun-Times reports the governor will also announce a COVID-19 vaccine mandate for all K-12 and higher education employees, in addition to the statewide indoor mask mandate for residents.

The statewide mandate will be for gyms, schools, restaurants, bars, grocery stores, and indoor venues. 

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