空がタイトルを取った後, Lightfoot posted a picture online of her celebrating without a mask among legions of masked fans — going against her own city’s mask mandate.
実際には, Lightfoot’s maskless gallivanting skirted both the Chicago local ordinance as well as Illinois’ statewide mask 委任.
“The Wintrust Arena is following all state and local mandates which require guests to wear masks indoors at all times, except when eating or drinking,” the arena’s ウェブサイト 州. Lightfoot did not appear to be eating or drinking in the photo.
Lightfoot’s office did not respond to Fox News’ request for comment on the photo or questions on why they posted a photo showing an apparent violation of the ordinances and what kind of example the mayor sets with the posted photo.
The Windy City’s mask mandate went back into effect in August, requiring face coverings indoors for everyone, 含む toddlers as young as 2 年, 予防接種の状況に関係なく.
博士. Allison Arwady, Chicago’s public health commissioner, said she hopes the mask mandate will be 削除されました again by the end of 2021.
“For the next few weeks, 少なくとも, it is here to stay,” Arwady said Sunday. “We’re a little over 300 cases right now, so when we’re halfway in that substantial mark, we will recommend taking them off.”
Chicago’s top doctor said that if cases of COVID-19（新型コロナウイルス感染症 fall below the 200 mark in the city of 2.7 百万人, the mask mandate could end.
The Chicago Sky defeated the Phoenix Mercury for the 2021 WNBA championship by six points, 80 に 74.
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