CHICAGO (CBS)– Performers will take the stage as 1000’s collect in Grant Park in simply two days. Mayor Lori Lightfoot mentioned there aren’t any plans to cancel the Lollapalooza, regardless of a rising variety of COVID instances.
Circumstances have been steadily rising previously month, with greater than 1,000 new instances reported day-after-day for the previous 5 days.
The four-day music pageant usually attracts 100,000 followers a day.
At a time when COVID instances are surging in all 50 states, there’s the change in guidelines.
When Lollapalooza was first introduced for this 12 months, town and organizers mentioned ticketholders should both present proof they’ve been absolutely vaccinated or proof of a destructive COVID take a look at inside 24 hours of attending the pageant.
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Now, the testing requirement has probability to a extra lenient 72-hour window.
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Nonetheless, Lightfoot mentioned she doesn’t have any second ideas about transferring ahead with the pageant.