The city’s Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection said last weekend that Chicago had suspended and rejected businesses that had hosted illegal parties for “extreme” violations of COVID-19 rules.
While an investigation into more than 150 businesses found high compliance with city rules and state-imposed mitigation measures, two businesses and a third institution were shut down for throwing parties with hundreds of people, BOCP officials said.
According to an order issued by the Chicago Department of Public Health on Oct. 23, all city dwellers are asked to avoid community gatherings of more than six people and to close all meetings by 10 p.m.
According to the simplifications issued by the state due to the increasing positivity rate in the city, the assemblies should be limited to more than 25 people or 25% of the total room capacity.
Violating regulations, Chicago Sports Complex, 2600 W.C. City officials said the 35 cents had rallied more than 600 people and were not wearing the mask of keeping a social distance.
6107 W. About 200 people attended a party at the DDC studio on Diversity Avenue and did not perform the recommended mitigation measures.
2147 s. The BACP also smashed a party hosted by unknown individuals on Lumber Street. About 75 people were in attendance and did not participate in the social distance, officials said.
“I would like to commend our business community for our commitment to keeping our community safe throughout the Kovid-19 Pandemic,” BOCP Commissioner Rosa Escareno said in a statement. “Simple disregard for our COVID-19 rules endangers our entire community and will not be tolerated. The vast majority of Chicago businesses do what is necessary to protect the health of their parents and employees. ”
1900 n via Eventbright. City officials also learned of a Halloween party on Austin Avenue, which was canceled before the meeting could take place. The BACP said more than 500 people were scheduled to attend.
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