Iowa was one of two additional states added to the City of Chicago’s mandatory travel quarantine order on Tuesday.
Starting Friday, anyone traveling to Chicago from either Iowa or Oklahoma must self-quarantine for two weeks.
The first emergency travel order took effect following the Fourth of July weekend on July 6th and included Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Nevada, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Utah.
EFFECTIVE MONDAY: To preserve the gains Chicago has made, we're issuing an Emergency Travel Order directing travelers entering or returning to Chicago from states experiencing a surge in new COVID-19 cases to quarantine for a period of 14 days. More info→ https://t.co/5D7ng691f8 pic.twitter.com/CA26uT7RF6— Mayor Lori Lightfoot (@chicagosmayor) July 2, 2020